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**A startlingly beautiful story of a family's survival, The End We Start From is a haunting but hopeful dystopian vision of a familiar world made dangerous and unstable./b>b>'Engrossing, compelling' - Naomi Alderman, author of The Power/b>b>'I was moved, terrified, uplifted /b>-b> sometimes all three at once' - Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl With a Pearl Earring/b>Megan Hunter's honed and spare prose paints an imagined future as realistic as it is frightening. Though the country is falling apart around them and its people are forced to become refugees, this family's world - of new life and new hope - sings with love.In the midst of a mysterious environmental crisis, as London is submerged below flood waters, a woman gives birth to her first child. Days later, the family are forced to leave their home in search of safety. As they move from place to place, shelter to shelter, their journey traces both fear and wonder as the baby's small fists grasp at the things he sees, as he grows and stretches, thriving and content against all the odds.b>With Benedict Cumberbatch calling it 'a stunning tale of motherhood', film rights have been sold to his production company SunnyMarch./b>
Megan Hunter was born in Manchester in 1984, and studied English Literature at Sussex and Cambridge. Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Bridport Prize and she was a finalist for the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. The End We Start From, her first novel, has been translated into seven languages, was shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the 2017 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards and longlisted for the Aspen Words Prize.
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As flood waters close over London, a woman gives birth to her first child . . .
'Virginia Woolf does cli-fi . . . tender and tremendous' Independent
'Lyrical, uplifting and unmissable' Stylist
'Keeps the reader pinned to the page' Guardian
'Sparse, beautiful and heroic' Evie Wyld, Observer
'Beautifully spare and haunting' Emily St. John Mandel, author of Station Eleven
'I was moved, terrified, uplifted - sometimes all three at once' Tracy Chevalier, author of Girl With a Pearl Earring
'Extraordinary . . . I read it in one sitting' Hannah Kent, author of Burial Rites
'A stunning tale . . . striking and frighteningly real' Benedict Cumberbatch
For fans of Station Eleven, an extraordinary story of motherhood in a world changed beyond recognition.