The Rapture by Liz Jensen
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The Rapture Summary
It is a June unlike any other before, with temperatures soaring to asphyxiating heights. All across the world, freak weather patternsand the life-shattering catastrophes they entailhave become the norm. The twenty-first century has entered a new phase.
The Rapture Reviews
"Starred Review. In gorgeous prose, Jensen (Egg Dancing) paints a depressing but oddly hopeful portrait of a modern doomsday scenario." - Publishers Weekly
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Liz Jensen Author Biography
Liz Jensen was born in Oxfordshire, the daughter of a Danish father and an Anglo-Moroccan mother. She spent two years as a journalist in the Far East before joining the BBC, first as a journalist, then as a TV and radio producer. She then moved to France where she worked as a sculptor and began her first novel, Egg Dancing, which was published in 1995 (1996 in the USA). Back in London she wrote Ark Baby (1998) which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Award, The Paper Eater (2000), and War Crimes for the Home (2002) which was longlisted for the Orange Prize and is currently being adapted for the stage. The Ninth Life of Louis Drax, was published in the UK in June 2004 (Bloomsbury) and was featured on Radio 4's Book at Bedtime. It was...
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