Last Ones Left Alive: A Novel

August 27, 2019|
Last Ones Left Alive: A Novel by Sarah Davis-goff
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"Combines the spare poetry of The Road with the dizzying pace of 28 Days Later." -Jennie Melamed, author Gather the Daughters
"A riveting novel." -Eowyn Ivey, bestselling author of The Snow Child

Remember your just-in-cases. Beware tall buildings. Always have your knives.

Raised in isolation by her mother and Maeve on a small island off the coast of a post-apocalyptic Ireland, Orpen''s life has revolved around training to fight a threat she''s never seen. More and more she feels the call of the mainland, and the prospect of finding other survivors.

But that is where danger lies, too, in the form of the flesh-eating menace known as the skrake.

Then disaster strikes. Alone, pushing an unconscious Maeve in a wheelbarrow, Orpen decides her last hope is abandoning the safety of the island and journeying across the country to reach the legendary banshees, the rumored all-female fighting force that battles the skrake.

But the skrake are not the only threat.

Sarah Davis-Goff''s Last Ones Left Alive is a brilliantly original imagining of a young woman''s journey to discover her true identity.

Sarah Davis-Goff''s writing has been published in the Irish Times, the Guardian and LitHub. Last Ones Left Alive is her debut novel. She was born and lives in Dublin.
Title:Last Ones Left Alive: A Novel
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.59 X 6.13 X 1.06 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.59 X 6.13 X 1.06 in
Published:August 27, 2019
Publisher:Flatiron Books
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781250235220

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