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It's Only the End of the World J. A. Henderson

It's Only the End of the World By J. A. Henderson

It's Only the End of the World by J. A. Henderson


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Summary

Unlikely teen hero Charlie faces an evil corporation determined to bring on THE END OF THE WORLD in this pacey, ironic, and hilarious, thriller with the feel of Christopher Brookmyre.

It's Only the End of the World Summary

It's Only the End of the World by J. A. Henderson

Charlie thinks he's a pretty normal guy, until someone breaks into his room one night and reveals that everything he's ever thought about anything is wrong. 1. His parents are boring -- nope -- they're actually highly skilled computer hackers with a history of radical action 2. He has no special talents -- nah -- he's been jacked up with the Atlas serum, making him near enough a super hero (minus the spandex) 3. The world is basically a good and predictable place -- wrong again -- there's an evil corporation determined to bring on THE END OF THE WORLD... and kill him 4. The person who broke into his room is weird -- OK, that one is true. But Daffodil (not her real name) has a bossy, all-powerful artificial intelligence attached to her brain stem which is bound to make anyone a little different. In this pacey, ironic thriller, brilliant dialogue meets slapstick fight scenes, in a teen version of Christopher Brookmyre, and the question of who's controlling whom is startlingly, hilariously and constantly revised.

It's Only the End of the World Reviews

'The story keeps the reader turning pages with witty humor and unexpected plot twists. I had trouble putting the book down once I began.' --Youth Services Book Review 'This book is a Hollywood holiday blockbuster, giant box of popcorn with your mates, having a good time romp... A great big, big great party of a story.' --Armadillo 'A whirlwind of action and breathless exposition. . . A sharply built adventure with engaging characters.' --Kirkus Reviews 'This book is 5 parts of thrilling storytelling that is page-turningly brilliant! Full of drama, unexpected twists, genuine heartfelt moments and ACTUAL LOLS! Perfectly paced and wonderfully written. Daffodil McNugget is inspired - Her one liners are epic! If anyone needed another reason why J.A Henderson is my favourite author then just read this book.' --Sharon Rooney (My Mad Fat Diary) 'A fast-paced, action-packed roller coaster ride that will have you on the edge of your seat throughout... A must read for anyone who is interested in computers, action, intrigue and world domination!' --Addicted to Books blog

About J. A. Henderson

J. A. Henderson is an award-winning author of fiction, and non-fiction, for children and young adults. Originally from Dundee, Scotland, he now splits his time between Brisbane, Australia and Edinburgh, Scotland, where he runs the award-winning 'City of the Dead' ghost tours. Jan won a Royal Mail Book Award for teen thriller Bunker 10.

Additional information

GOR009434670
9781782505174
1782505172
It's Only the End of the World by J. A. Henderson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Floris Books
2018-08-16
256
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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