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The Testimony
     

The Testimony

by James Smythe
 

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A global thriller presenting an apocalyptic vision of a world on the brink of despair and destruction.What would you do if the world was brought to a standstill? If you heard deafening static followed by the words, ‘My children. Do not be afraid’?Would you turn to God? Subscribe to the conspiracy theories? Or put your faith in science and a rational

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A global thriller presenting an apocalyptic vision of a world on the brink of despair and destruction.What would you do if the world was brought to a standstill? If you heard deafening static followed by the words, ‘My children. Do not be afraid’?Would you turn to God? Subscribe to the conspiracy theories? Or put your faith in science and a rational explanation?The lives of all twenty-six people in this account are affected by the message. Most because they heard it. Some because they didn’t.The Testimony – a gripping story of the world brought to its knees and of its people, confused and afraid.

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‘[An] utterly gripping and highly original debut novel…a tour de force of virtuoso writing that explodes off the page’ DAILY MAIL‘As if Philip K Dick and David Mitchell had collaborated on an episode of The West Wing … unsettling, gripping and hugely thought-provoking’ FHM‘A fiercely-imagined dystopia of the near future. Intelligent, visionary and compulsively readable’ ALEX PRESTON, author of The Revelations‘A literary post-apocalyptic novel built around a clever conceit’ GUARDIAN

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780007427918
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
04/26/2012
Sold by:
HarperCollins Publishers
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
693,842
File size:
1 MB

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James Smythe is the winner of the Wales Fiction Book of the Year 2013, and was shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2014. He is the author of The Testimony, The Machine and No Harm Can Come To A Good Man, as well as The Anomaly Quartet, which currently includes the novels The Explorer and The Echo. James lives in London and teaches creative writing. He can be found on Twitter @jpsmythe

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