There's nothing moving outside. No cars. No buses. No people. No birds. Nothing. No one. Anywhere. An ordinary man wakes up on an ordinary day to find that he's the only living creature in the entire city.
The radio and TV are suddenly filled with white noise, there's no newspaper, the Internet is down and no one's answering the phone.
Jonas is the last living being on the planet. What happened? How? Why? And why is he still here? Thriller and philosophical investigation wrapped up in an intensely compelling, eerie mystery, "Night Work" is compulsive and exhilarating - but don't read it when you're all alone...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Canongate Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 17/07/2008
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9781847670519
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Review by traiecto
Starts with good intentions, but gets losts in a repetitive rut of paranoia, promises of an answer, and an emotionally detached person who is utterly incapable of feeling what it really means the last creature alive.The story doesn't evolve. Nothing changes. No compelling feelings or thought provoking reflections. The writing is acceptable but not worth the effort of read all 375 pages.