The Quiet Earth: Text Classics

Author: Harrison Craig

Price: $12.95
$12.95
SKU: 9781922147059

'I was sitting bolt upright in bed breathing fast and staring at the wall. The daylight was streaming into the motel room through the slats of the blinds. I seemed to have been awake, and asleep, for ages...'

John Hobson, a geneticist, wakes one morning to find his watch stopped at 6.12. The streets are deserted, there are no signs of life or death anywhere, and every clock he finds has stopped: at 6.12. Is Hobson the last person left on the planet?

Inventive and suspenseful, The Quiet Earth is a confronting journey into the future—and a dark past.

This new edition of Craig Harrison's highly sought-after 1981 novel—which was later made into a cult film starring Bruno Lawrence, Pete Smith and Alison Routledge—comes with an introduction by Bernard Beckett.

Price: $12.95
Book Cover: The Quiet Earth: Text Classics
Published:24/07/2013
Format:Paperback, 272 pages
RRP:$12.95
price:AUD $12.95
ISBN-13:9781922147059
ISBN-10:1922147052
Imprint:Text
Publisher:Text Publishing

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