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The Sudden Appearance of Hope

Ausgezeichnet: World Fantasy Award 2017

***WINNER OF THE WORLD FANTASY AWARD 2017***

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

My name is Hope Arden. I am the girl the world forgets.

It started when I was sixteen years old.

A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at me and sees a stranger.

No matter what I do, the words I say, the crimes I commit - you will never remember who I am.

That makes my life tricky. It also makes me dangerous . . .

The Sudden Appearance of Hope is the tale of a girl no one remembers, yet her story will stay with you for ever.

Praise for Claire North:

'North's talent shines out' Sunday Times

'Little short of a masterpiece' Independent

'Poignant and intensely gripping' Guardian

'Well-paced, brilliant and balanced' New York Times

'Extraordinary . . . wildly impressive' Lucy Hughes-Hallett, BBC Radio 4

'Terrific, smart and entertaining' Patrick Ness

'Utterly readable, utterly believable and compelling . . . one of the fiction highlights of the decade' Judy Finnigan, Richard and Judy Book Club

Portrait
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 for Best Novel, and
The End of the Day was shortlisted for the 2017 Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award. Her latest novel 84K received widespread critical acclaim and was described by bestselling author Emily St. John Mandel as 'an eerily plausible dystopian masterpiece'. She lives in London.
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Einband Taschenbuch
Seitenzahl 512
Erscheinungsdatum 26.01.2017
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-0-356-50455-1
Verlag Little, Brown Young Readers
Maße (L/B/H) 19,8/12,9/3,8 cm
Gewicht 352 g
Verkaufsrang 17.369
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