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Sweet Harmony

Sweet Harmony

‘NORTH IS AN ORIGINAL AND EVEN DAZZLING WRITER’ Kirkus

From the award-winning, bestselling Claire North comes a brand new stand-alone novella – a clever and unnervingly plausible dystopian tale set five minutes into the future . . .

Harmony is tired. Tired of working so hard, tired of the way she looks, tired of being average. But all that changes when she decides to splash out and upgrade her nanos.

And why not? Everyone’s doing it now. With a simple in-app purchase, you can update the tech in your bloodstream to transform yourself – get enhanced brain power, the perfect body or a dazzling smile.

Suddenly, everything starts going right for Harmony. She’s finally becoming the person she always wanted to be. But when she ends up running too many upgrades on her body all at once, the effects will be more catastrophic than she could have imagined.

With Sweet Harmony, Claire North proves yet again that she is one of the most innovative and original voices in modern fiction.

Praise for Claire North:

‘North’s talent shines out’ Sunday Times

‘North goes from strength to strength’ Guardian

‘A master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination’ Alex Marwood

‘North’s writing is terrific, smart and entertaining’ Patrick Ness


Also by Claire North:
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Touch
The Sudden Appearance of Hope
The End of the Day
84K
The Gameshouse
The Pursuit of William Abbey
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 22nd September 2020

Price: £3.99

ISBN-13: 9780356514772

Reviews

North's talent shines out
SUNDAY TIMES
Claire North is a true original, a master of ingenious plotting and feats of imagination
Alex Marwood, author of THE WICKED GIRLS
Claire North's writing is terrific, smart and entertaining
Patrick Ness
An extraordinary novel that stands with the best of dystopian fiction, with echoes of The Handmaid's Tale
Cory Doctorow on 84K
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
KIRKUS on 84K
Another captivating novel from one of the most intriguing and genre-bending novelists
BOOKLIST on 84K
The truly scary thing about 84K is how convincing this dark, brutal class-divided Britain is
SFX (4 1/2 stars)
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.
RT BOOK REVIEWS on 84K
Mesmeric, terrifying and wonderful. North is practically her own genre at this point.
M. R. Carey, author of THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS
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
BOOKLIST