The Resource The last, Hanna Jameson

The last, Hanna Jameson

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The last
Title
The last
Statement of responsibility
Hanna Jameson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
For fans of high-concept thrillers such as Annihilation and The Girl with All the Gifts , this breathtaking dystopian psychological thriller follows an American academic stranded at a Swiss hotel as the world descends into nuclear war--along with twenty other survivors--who becomes obsessed with identifying a murderer in their midst after the body of a young girl is discovered in one of the hotel's water tanks. Jon thought he had all the time in the world to respond to his wife's text message: I miss you so much. I feel bad about how we left it. Love you. But as he's waiting in the lobby of the L'Hotel Sixieme in Switzerland after an academic conference, still mulling over how to respond to his wife, he receives a string of horrifying push notifications. Washington, DC has been hit with a nuclear bomb, then New York, then London, and finally Berlin. That's all he knows before news outlets and social media goes black--and before the clouds on the horizon turn orange. Now, two months later, there are twenty survivors holed up at the hotel, a place already tainted by its strange history of suicides and murders. Those who can't bear to stay commit suicide or wander off into the woods. Jon and the others try to maintain some semblance of civilization. But when the water pressure disappears, and Jon and a crew of survivors investigate the hotel's water tanks, they are shocked to discover the body of a young girl. As supplies dwindle and tensions rise, Jon becomes obsessed with investigating the death of the little girl as a way to cling to his own humanity. Yet the real question remains: can he afford to lose his mind in this hotel, or should he take his chances in the outside world?
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jameson, Hanna
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6110.A495
LC item number
L37 2019
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nuclear warfare
  • Dystopias
  • Murder
  • Isolation (Philosophy)
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Crime
  • Switzerland
Label
The last, Hanna Jameson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Viking
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books Hardcover edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781501198830
Lccn
2018038274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039402776
  • 929211
  • (OCoLC)on1039402776
  • 929211
Label
The last, Hanna Jameson
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in Great Britain in 2019 by Viking
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Atria Books Hardcover edition.
Extent
339 pages
Isbn
9781501198830
Lccn
2018038274
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1039402776
  • 929211
  • (OCoLC)on1039402776
  • 929211

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