The Last Day

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6.4 X 9.1 X 1.7 inches | 1.35 pounds

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About the Author
Andrew Hunter Murray is a writer and comedian. He is one of the writers and researchers behind the BBC show QI and also cohosts the spinoff podcast, No Such Thing As A Fish, which, since 2014, has released 250 episodes, been downloaded 200 million times, and toured the world. It has also spawned two bestselling books: The Book of the Year and The Book of the Year 2018, as well as a BBC Two series No Such Thing as the News. Andrew also writes for Private Eye magazine and hosts the Eye's in-house podcast, Page 94, interviewing the country's best investigative journalists about their work. In his spare time he performs in the Jane Austen-themed improv comedy group Austentatious, which plays in London's West End and around the UK. The Last Day is his debut novel.
"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."
--The Washington Post

"Wonderful: boldly imagined and beautifully written--the best future-shock thriller for years."
--Lee Child, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"A stunningly original thriller set in the world of tomorrow that will make you think about what's happening today."
--Harlan Coben, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"The Last Day is environmental dystopia at its best--a thrilling page-turner, and a reminder to treasure our sunsets and sunrises while we still have them. I couldn't put this book down!"
--Christina Dalcher, bestselling author of Vox

"A taut, thrilling runaround...The Last Day is an impressive dystopian techno-thriller [with] a neat twist."
--The Guardian

"This is one of those grab your attention debuts that take the world of thrillers to a new level."
--Suspense Magazine

"A beautifully realized and thought-provoking thriller."--The Times (UK)

"Reminiscent of Robert Harris's high-concept conspiracy thrillers." --The Financial Times (UK)

"A compelling read with some well-placed observations on the darkness of human nature and survival. The Last Day will keep you gripped to the very last page."
--C. J. Tudor, internationally bestselling author of The Chalk Man

"I read this hungrily and happily. Its wit, intelligence and bravura characterization will have you turning page after page. A fabulous achievement."
--Stephen Fry, bestselling author of Revenge

"Dark, believable and brilliantly written."
--Jenny Colgan, New York Times bestselling author of The Bookshop on the Corner

"To say it's gripping is an understatement--I cancelled all my weekend plans to finish it."
--Sara Pascoe, internationally bestselling author of Sex, Power, Money

"The science is believable, the near-future world feels as real as our own, the characters are lively, and the plot is suspenseful. A near-perfect alternate-future thriller."
--Booklist (starred review)

"Murray's debut novel depicts a thrilling future dystopia."
--Library Journal

"In his fascinating debut, Murray has crafted something original out of the classic 'one person against a totalitarian government' trope... An interesting new twist on a post-apocalyptic tale."