The End of the Day: shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year 2017 (Hardback)Claire North (author)
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You might meet him in a hospital, in a warzone, or at the scene of traffic accident. Then again, you might meet him at the North Pole - Charlie gets everywhere.
Sometimes he is sent as a courtesy, sometimes as a warning. Either way, this is going to be the most important meeting of your life.
The End of the Day is the stunning new story from Richard and Judy Book Club author Claire North: the voice behind the word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
'Every one of the short 110 chapters is shaped with philosophical panache.' - Guardian
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 676 g
Dimensions: 235 x 160 x 38 mm
Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive * Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4 *
Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining * Patrick Ness *
Wholly original and hauntingly beautiful * KIRKUS *
Reaffirms the passion and ambition that have made North such a consistently intriguing writer -- LOCUS
The End of the Day is [North's] most ambitious novel . . . Every one of the short 110 chapters is shaped with philosophical panache * GUARDIAN *
Poetic and imaginative . . . A thoroughly engaging and astute read -- SCIFINOW
A beautiful, if occasionally uncomfortable, read that resists being labeled with any particular genre * LIBRARY JOURNAL *
An exciting voice in contemporary fantasy . . . North adroitly sets the scenes and enlivens them with compelling, ironic dialogue, and she keeps the surprises coming until the very end * SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE *
Claire North is a true original, a master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination * Alex Marwood, author of THE WICKED GIRLS *
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