The Last Day


Murray, Andrew Hunter

Inhalt: ____________________ 'A beautifully realised and thought-provoking thriller' THE TIMES ' A brilliant near-future thriller and a really cracking read' RICHARD OSMAN 'Reminiscent of Robert Harris's high-concept conspiracy thrillers' FINANCIAL TIMES ____________________ 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 between them can life survive. In an isolationist Britain clinging on in the twilight zone, scientist 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... ____________________ THE LAST DAY: an utterly original thriller from an exciting new voice, perfect for readers who loved Robert Harris' Fatherland , Emily St. John Mandel's Station 11 , and The Wall by John Lanchester. ____________________ 'Wonderful: boldly imagined and beautifully written - the best future-shock thriller for years .' LEE CHILD ' A tantalizing, suspenseful odyssey of frustration, deceit, treachery, torture, hope, despair and ingenious sleuthing... Murray has so thoroughly thought through the ramifications of his conceit and conjured up such a dramatic plot and stellar cast of characters that he might have set a new standard for such tales.' WASHINGTON POST ' A stunningly original thriller set in the world of tomorrow that will make you think about what's happening today.' HARLAN COBEN ' A taut, thrilling runaround. ' GUARDIAN 'I read this hungrily ... Its intelligence and bravura characterisation will have you turning page after page. A fabulous achievement .' STEPHEN FRY 'A brilliant debut ... Fans of Robert Harris will love it ' DAILY EXPRESS ' 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 inte