The Quiet at the End of the World

By Lauren James

A sci-fi mystery adventure about the last surviving members of the human race.

"A hugely rewarding read." 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 their 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...

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 12+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406375510
  • Published: 07 Mar 2019
  • Price: £7.99
  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 352

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'“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

'“[…] a credible, hugely rewarding read.”' SFX

'“This book made me cry, it made me laugh and it made me yell uncontrollably at 1am and I would absolutely do it all over again.”' Fantastic Books and Where to Find Them

'“Honestly, I was hooked from the first two pages and I did not want to put this book down.”' MamaMummyMum

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