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The End of the Day shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year 2017

by Claire North

The End of the Day shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year 2017 Synopsis

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

The End of the Day shortlisted for the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year 2017 Press Reviews

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

Book Information

ISBN: 9780356507330
Publication date: 24th August 2017
Author: Claire North
Publisher: Orbit an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 432 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Claire North

Claire North is a pseudonym for Catherine Webb, a Carnegie Medal-nominated author whose debut novel was written when she was just fourteen years old. She has fast established herself as one of the most powerful and imaginative voices in modern fiction. Her first book published under the Claire North pen name was The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, which became a word-of-mouth bestseller and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award. The follow-up, Touch, was described by the Independent as 'little short of a masterpiece'. Her next novel The Sudden Appearance of Hope won the 2017 World Fantasy Award ...

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