North is an original and even dazzling writer, and fans of her work will enjoy this grim tale of capitalism taken to a terrifying extreme
The truly scary thing about 84K is how convincing this dark, brutal class-divided Britain is
An unnerving, sharply observed and altogether too plausible novella . . . Recommended
An extraordinary novel that stands with the best of dystopian fiction, with echoes of The Handmaid's Tale
North's talent shines out
Sweet Harmony doesn't just deliver a scary and convincing near future but also glorious, on-point writing . . . Strongly recommended
North's latest once again displays her mastery of lyrical prose . . . The author presents a fascinating testament to humanity's fallibility and tendency towards denial, merged with the potency of truth and the power of love
Claire North . . . successfully explores the human weaknesses that can be ruthlessly exploited by unscrupulous corporations in this brilliant SF novella
Claire North is a true original, a master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination
Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining
North's take on nano-upgrades, a sense of identity, and addiction is terrifying, plausible, and intelligent. An outstanding novella
Another captivating novel from one of the most intriguing and genre-bending novelists
North demonstrates skill in creating a terrifying setting that feels rooted to the present day . . . Every aspect of life in Theo's Britain is imbued with a menace that feels both recognizable and urgent, and the decisions the characters make as a result feel uncomfortably real.
Mesmeric, terrifying and wonderful. North is practically her own genre at this point.