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Sweet Harmony

Sweet Harmony

From the award-winning, bestselling Claire North comes a brand new stand-alone novella – a clever and unnervingly plausible dystopian tale set in the near future.

Harmony is tired. Tired of working so hard, tired of the way she looks, tired of being average.

But all that changes when she decides to splash out and upgrade her nanos. And why not? Everyone’s doing it now. With a simple in-app purchase, you can update the tech in your bloodstream to transform yourself – get enhanced brain power, the perfect body or a dazzling smile.

Suddenly, everything starts going right for Harmony. She’s finally becoming the person she always wanted to be. But when she ends up running too many upgrades on her body all at once, the effects will be more catastrophic than she could have imagined.

Praise for Claire North:

‘An original and even dazzling writer’ Kirkus

‘North goes from strength to strength’ Guardian

‘A master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination’ Alex Marwood

‘North’s writing is terrific, smart and entertaining’ Patrick Ness
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 22nd September 2020

Price: £3.99

ISBN-13: 9780356514772


North's talent shines out
Claire North is a true original, a master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination
Alex Marwood, author of THE WICKED GIRLS
Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining
Patrick Ness
An extraordinary novel that stands with the best of dystopian fiction, with echoes of The Handmaid's Tale
Cory Doctorow on 84K
North is an original and even dazzling writer, and fans of her work will enjoy this grim tale of capitalism taken to a terrifying extreme
Another captivating novel from one of the most intriguing and genre-bending novelists
The truly scary thing about 84K is how convincing this dark, brutal class-divided Britain is
SFX (4 1/2 stars)
North demonstrates skill in creating a terrifying setting that feels rooted to the present day . . . Every aspect of life in Theo's Britain is imbued with a menace that feels both recognizable and urgent, and the decisions the characters make as a result feel uncomfortably real.
Mesmeric, terrifying and wonderful. North is practically her own genre at this point.
M. R. Carey, author of THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS
North's latest once again displays her mastery of lyrical prose . . . The author presents a fascinating testament to humanity's fallibility and tendency towards denial, merged with the potency of truth and the power of love