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The End of the World Running Club

(2014)
(The first book in the End of the World Running Club series)
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Edgar Hill is 35 and caught in his own headlock. Overweight slob, underperforming husband, and reluctant father - for Ed, the world may as well have already ended. So when it does end in a catastrophic asteroid strike and Edgar and his family find refuge in an Edinburgh army barracks, it comes as something of a relief.

But nothing's ever that simple. Returning from a salvage run in the city, Edgar finds his family gone, taken to the south coast for evacuation by an international task force. Suddenly he finds himself facing a grueling journey on foot across a devastated United Kingdom. Edgar must race against time and overcome his own shortcomings, not to mention hundred-mile canyons and a heavily flooded west coast, to find the people he loves before he loses them forever.

This is a vivid, gripping story of hope, long-distance running, and how we break the limits of our own endurance.

Genre: Science Fiction

Praise for this book

"Adrian Walker breaks your heart in unexpected ways, and leaves you with a sense of stories still to be told. An end-of-the-world tale that is anything but an ending." - Anne Corlett

"A real find." - Stephen King

"A fresh and frighteningly real take on what 'the end' might be . . . quite an exciting and nerve-wracking 'run', with characters you believe in and feel for." - Robert R McCammon


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Hardback Editions

December 2017 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The End of the World Running Club (Thorndike Press Large Print Basic Series)
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-4328-4573-X / 978-1-4328-4573-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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Paperback Editions

September 2017 : USA Paperback
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-4926-5602-X / 978-1-4926-5602-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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June 2016 : UK Paperback
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Title: The End of the World Running Club: The ultimate race against time post-apocalyptic thriller
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-78503-266-6 / 978-1-78503-266-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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January 2016 : UK Paperback

Title: End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-78503-265-8 / 978-1-78503-265-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Del Rey
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December 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-5031-4279-5 / 978-1-5031-4279-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Audio Editions

September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-5384-2274-3 / 978-1-5384-2274-8
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2017 : Audio CD
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Title: The End of the World Running Club: Library Edition
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-5384-2273-5 / 978-1-5384-2273-1
Publisher: Blackstone Pub
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September 2017 : MP3 CD
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
ISBN: 1-5384-2275-1 / 978-1-5384-2275-5
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
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September 2017 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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September 2017 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Blackstone Audio
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May 2016 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Penguin Random House UK
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May 2016 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Penguin Random House UK
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2017 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark
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September 2015 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: The End of the World Running Club: The ultimate race against time post-apocalyptic thriller
Author(s): Adrian J Walker
Publisher: Ebury Digital
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