The Last Day (Hardback)Andrew Hunter Murray (author)
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A post-apocalyptic thriller with real urgency and credibility, this electrifying debut from ‘QI elf’ Murray describes an immobile future Earth, with each side locked in permanent day and night.
A WORLD HALF IN DARKNESS. A SECRET SHE MUST BRING TO LIGHT.
2059. The world has stopped turning.
One half suffers an endless frozen night; the other, nothing but burning sun.
Only in a slim twilit region can life survive.
In an isolationist Britain, Ellen Hopper receives a letter from a dying man.
It contains a powerful and dangerous secret.
One that those in power will kill to conceal...
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 648 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 37 mm
'Dark, believable and brilliantly written.' - Jenny Colgan
'A thrilling page-turner, and a reminder to treasure our sunsets and sunrises while we still have them. I couldn't put this book down!' - Christina Dalcher, author of VOX
'A stunningly original thriller set in the world of tomorrow that will make you think about what's happening today.' - Harlan Coben
'I read this hungrily ... Its intelligence and bravura characterisation will have you turning page after page. A fabulous achievement.' - Stephen Fry
'Wonderful: boldly imagined and beautifully written - the best future-shock thriller for years.' - Lee Child
'To say it's gripping is an understatement - I cancelled all my weekend plans to finish it.' - Sara Pascoe
'In his fascinating debut, Murray has crafted something original ... an interesting new twist on a post-apocalyptic tale.' - Kirkus
'Downright impossible to stop reading. The science is believable, the near-future world feels as real as our own, the characters are lively, and the plot is suspenseful. A near-perfect alternate-future thriller.' - Booklist
'I loved the premise of this high-concept thriller ... a compelling read with some well-placed observations on the darkness of human nature and survival. The Last Day will keep you gripped to the very last page.' - C.J. Tudor
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