The Measure (Hardback)Nikki Erlick (author)
A box arrives on every doorstep across the world holding the number of years the residents have left to live in this stunningly clever, addictively paced and thought-provoking debut mystery.
Your fate arrives in a box on your doorstep. Do you open it?
It seems like just another morning. You make a cup of tea. Check the news. Open the front door. On your doorstep is a box. Inside the box is the exact number of years you have left to live. The same box appears on every doorstep across the world. Do you open yours?
The Measure. It's the decision of a lifetime.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Number of pages: 368
Weight: 610 g
Dimensions: 240 x 159 x 34 mm
'Gripping, poignant and intensely thought-provoking' - Ruth Hogan, author of The Keeper of Lost Things
'One of the most life-affirming novels I've read in a long while' - Christina Dalcher, author of Vox
'Compelling and heart-breaking' - Bridget Collins, author of The Binding
'A heartfelt parable for our own unprecendeted times' - Laurie Frankel, author of One Two Three
'Beautifully crafted and hugely imaginative' - Claire North
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“Thought-provoking and something different!”
What a thought-provoking read with a premise that asks us whether we would want to know about our own mortality, and how that could shape the time we have left with loved ones…
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“Overall, it’s a story of love and hate, relationships with our friends, our family and the wider world.”
Thanks to NetGalley and HarperCollins for the advanced copy of this title in return for an honest review.
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