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The End of the Day

The End of the Day

***SHORTLISTED FOR THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR 2017***

‘Funny, ambitious, immensely humane and full of philosophical panache’ Sunday Times

‘Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive” Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4

‘Wholly original and hauntingly beautiful’ Kirkus

Sooner or later, death visits everyone. Before that, they meet Charlie.

Charlie meets everyone – but only once. 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 Claire North, the voice behind the word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.

‘Reaffirms the passion and ambition that have made North such a consistently intriguing writer’ Locus

‘Every one of the chapters is shaped with philosophical panache’ Guardian

‘Compelling . . . keeps the surprises coming until the very end’ San Francisco Chronicle
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 6th April 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781405535250

Reviews

Reaffirms the passion and ambition that have made North such a consistently intriguing writer
LOCUS
Poetic and imaginative . . . A thoroughly engaging and astute read
SCIFINOW
Wholly original and hauntingly beautiful
KIRKUS
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
The End of the Day is [North's] most ambitious novel . . . Every one of the short 110 chapters is shaped with philosophical panache
GUARDIAN
Claire North is a true original, a master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination
Alex Marwood, author of THE WICKED GIRLS
Funny, ambitious, immensely humane and full of philosophical panache
SUNDAY TIMES
Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive
Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4
Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining
Patrick Ness