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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North

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1 hour ago, unJon said:

Sounds interesting. Hopefully a rebound from the low of The End of the Day. 

Yep. I'll be waiting for reviews before buying this one.

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Claire North’s 84K Optioned For Major International TV Series

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Rights for the award-winning Claire North’s new novel, 84K, have been optioned by Tall Story Pictures, an ITV Studios production company who plan to develop it as a major international television drama series.

Described by writer and activist Cory Doctorow as ‘an extraordinary novel that stands with the best of dystopian fiction, from 1984 to The Chrysalids, with dashes of The Handmaid’s Tale’, 84K [UK/US/ANZ] is a speculative fiction tale in which people’s lives are assigned a monetary value, based on how ‘useful’ they are deemed to society.

Rights in Harry August are already under option with Blueprint pictures, the production team behind the film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri – winner of four Golden Globes and nominee in seven Oscar categories this year.

 

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Thank you for this thread.  I just bought the book for $1.99 on Kindle (thanks RedEyedGhost!).  I will read it today and am looking forward to it.

 

ETA: Good book!  I loved the ending.  There's an awful lot of "meaning of life" stuff in here.  That surprised me in a good way. 

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