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The Last of Us

(2016)
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Selected for the QI Book of the Year Award, 2016 'Gripping and utterly believable' IAN RANKIN, Guardian Books of the Year `A story about the strength and fragility of human nature.Rob Ewing's writing is powerful, compassionate and brilliant.I absolutely loved it' JOANNA CANNON, the authorof THE TROUBLE WITH GOATS AND SHEEP Eight-year-old Rona lives in an empty house with her friends Elizabeth and Alex. Home is a deserted island off Scotland where days are filled by playing school and 'shopping' for food and batteries. There are other children too - Calum Ian and Duncan - and the cats that follow them around., But for the last ones left, the path to survival is paved with dangers and decisions that risk extinguishing the hope they've so carefully kept alive.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"A story about the strength and fragility of human nature. Rob Ewing's writing is powerful, compassionate and brilliant. I absolutely loved it." - Joanna Cannon

"An amazing book of courage and survival … a book about memory, friendship and hope. It's the kind of book that made me want to wake my children from their beds, just to kiss them and whisper that I love them. A tremendous novel – I absolutely loved it." - Claire Fuller

"Gripping and utterly believable." - Ian Rankin


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Hardback Editions

April 2016 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
ISBN: 0-00-814958-5 / 978-0-00-814958-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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Paperback Editions

January 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
ISBN: 0-00-814961-5 / 978-0-00-814961-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
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April 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
ISBN: 0-00-814959-3 / 978-0-00-814959-8 (UK edition)
Publisher: The Borough Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


Audio Editions

April 2016 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
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April 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

April 2016 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Last of Us
Author(s): Rob Ewing
Publisher: The Borough Press
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon AU