The Measure

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‘GRIPPING AND POIGNANT’RUTH HOGAN, bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things

‘CLEVER AND ENTERTAINING’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘A THOUGHT-PROVOKING READ’ PRIMA

Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice.

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‘GRIPPING AND POIGNANT’RUTH HOGAN, bestselling author of The Keeper of Lost Things

‘CLEVER AND ENTERTAINING’ GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

‘A THOUGHT-PROVOKING READ’ PRIMA

Eight ordinary people. One extraordinary choice.

It seems like just another morning.

You make a cup of tea. Check the news. Open the front door.
On your doorstep is a box.

Inside the box is the exact number of years you have left to live.

The same box appears on every doorstep across the world.

Do you open yours?

THE MEASURE

IT’S THE DECISION OF A LIFETIME.

‘EXAMINES THE BIG LIFE AND DEATH QUESTIONS IN A CLEVER AND, DARE WE SAY IT, ENTERTAINING WAY’ WOMAN & HOME

‘ONE OF THE MOST LIFE-AFFIRMING NOVELS I’VE READ IN A LONG WHILE’ CHRISTINA DALCHER, bestselling author of Vox

‘DESPITE ITS CHILLING PREMISE, ERLICK’S NOVEL IS AN ESCAPE FROM – RATHER THAN A WINDOW INTO – OUR OWN TERRIFYING REALITY’ NEW YORK TIMES

‘COMPELLING AND HEART-BREAKING’ Bridget Collins, bestselling author of The Binding

‘A SHARP LENS FOR REAL-WORLD PROBLEMS’ DAILY MAIL

‘A HEARTFELT PARABLE FOR OUR OWN UNPRECEDENTED TIMES’ Laurie Frankel, bestselling author of One Two Three

‘BEAUTIFULLY CRAFTED AND HUGELY IMAGINATIVE’ Claire North

‘BRILLIANT – I COULDN’T STOP READING’ Christina Sweeney-Baird

‘UTTERLY ORIGINAL AND WONDERFULLY MYSTERIOUS’ Jessica Anya Blau, author of Mary Jane

‘A HUGELY COMPELLING STORY, WHICH DREW ME IN FROM THE VERY FIRST PAGE’
Freya Sampson, author of The Last Chance Library

‘AN IRRESISTIBLE HOOK AND A STRONG EMOTIONAL HEART’
Luke Allnutt, author of We Own the Sky

Additional information

Weight 480 g
Dimensions 23.4 × 15.3 × 2.8 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

400

Language

English

Edition

Export ed

Dewey

813.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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