The End of the Day
At the end of the day, Death visits everyone. Right before that, Charlie does. You might meet him in a hospital, in a warzone, or at the scene of a traffic accident. Then again, you might meet him at the North Pole - he gets everywhere, our Charlie. Would you shake him by the hand, take the... show more
At the end of the day, Death visits everyone. Right before that, Charlie does.
You might meet him in a hospital, in a warzone, or at the scene of a traffic accident.
Then again, you might meet him at the North Pole - he gets everywhere, our Charlie.
Would you shake him by the hand, take the gift he offers, or would you pay no attention to the words he says?
Sometimes he is sent as a courtesy, sometimes as a warning. He never knows which.
The End of the Day is the stunning new novel by Claire North, author of word-of-mouth bestseller The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.
Publish date: 2017
Pages no: 403
Edition language: English
I only read this book because my library didn't have THE FIRST FIFTEEN LIVES OF HARRY AUGUST, which is what I really wanted to read, and this was by the same author. But I'm glad I did. It was a fascinating first foray into literary fiction. This is a book with very little plot. I had no idea wha...
This I've been reading on-an-off for a while, getting distracted by other books and going back. It's a messy book, a book with some characters that you meet only for a while and then some that pop up over and over. Plus there's overheard snippets presented as occasional chapters, like those conver...
I loved The End of the Day. I took my time with it, a novel to be savoured for its utterly beautiful writing, gorgeous descriptive nuances and Charlie, the character at the heart of it, one I will never forget. The world Claire North has built here is one of many levels, Charlie, who takes on a ne...
On first impression, Claire North’s stunning and strange novel, The End of Days, is about death. Charlie is the most recent Harbinger of Death. As he explains it, he goes before as a courtesy or a warning. Through his eyes, we see good deaths and bad—and the longer you read, the more you realize tha...