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The Quiet at the End of the World

The Quiet at the End of the World

A sci-fi mystery adventure about the last surviving members of the human race. " "Lauren James is a genius at building tension." SFX Magazine "James is one to watch." Kirkus ReviewsHow would it feel to be the last remaining human? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people in the wo... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781406375510
Barcode 9781406375510
Published 1 March 2019 by Walker Books
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By James, Lauren
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ISBN-13 9781406375510
ISBN-10 1406375519
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Walker Books
Imprint Walker Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 March 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By James, Lauren
Category Teenage Romance
Science Fiction
Number of Pages 352
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 245g
Interest Age 13+ years
Reading Age 13+ years
NBS Text Young Adult Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code 823.92
Catalogue Code 968575

Description of this Book

Lauren James is a genius at building tension. SFX Magazine James is one to watch. Kirkus Reviews How far would you go to save those you love? Lowrie and Shen are the youngest people on the planet after a virus caused global infertility. Closeted in a pocket of London and doted upon by a small, ageing community, the pair spend their days mudlarking and looking for treasure - until a secret is uncovered that threatens not only their family but humanity's entire existence. Now Lowrie and Shen face an impossible choice: in the quiet at the end of the world, they must decide what to sacrifice to save the whole human race...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review I adored The Quiet at the End of the World and it will be one of the books I'll recommend more often to anyone who cares to listen. It is essential that you read this if you love realistic post-apocalyptic stories. * Parabatai Reviews *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 4 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Lauren James was born in 1992 and has a master's degree from the University of Nottingham, UK, where she studied chemistry and physics. She sold the rights to her first novel, The Next Together, when she was twenty-one. Lauren is a passionate advocate of STEM further education, and all of her books feature scientists in prominent roles. Lauren lives in the West Midlands, UK, and is an Arts Council grant recipient. You can find her at laurenejames.co.uk.

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