By

Read By

Gemma Whelan

Length

12 hrs and 1 min

Audiobook Review

The Last Day

Andrew Hunter Murray

Overall
Performance

A page-turning thriller set in a world that has stopped turning.

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Excellent, Unforgettable, Best of the nest

Very good, thoroughly enjoyed, 

Good, Solid, Enjoyed many aspects

STAR RATINGS GUIDE

THE BIRDICT

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This is the three-bird roast of novels and who doesn’t love a three for one? It’s a thriller set in a dystopia in a post-apocalyptic reality in which the world has ceased spinning. Big thumbs up to this smart premise.

The world building is comprehensive and fascinating, albeit (ahem) dark.

I would have liked the emphasis to lean further towards exploring the post-apocalyptic side, but that’s a preference rather than a flaw.

SQUAWKING THE TALK

Gemma Whelan is the kind of narrator I know I can count on. Versatile of accent, smooth of tone and dry of wit, she delivers a characteristically strong performance.

SHALL I COMPARE THEE TO...​​

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A Lee Child style thriller set in a Day After Tomorrow World.
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ABOUT

The Last Day

THE BLURB

A world half in darkness. A secret she must bring to light.

2059. The world has stopped turning.

One half suffers an endless frozen night, the other, nothing but burning sun.

Only in a slim twilit region between them can life survive.

In an isolationist Britain, scientist Ellen Hopper receives a letter from a dying man.

It contains a powerful and dangerous secret.

One that those in power will kill to conceal....