Megan Hunter

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Megan Hunter’s first novel, The End We Start From, was published in 2017 in the UK, US, and Canada, and has been translated into eight languages. It was shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Books Are My Bag Awards, longlisted for the Aspen Words Prize, was a Barnes and Noble Discover Awards finalist and won the Forward Reviews Editor’s Choice Award. Her writing has appeared in The White Review, The TLS, Literary Hub, BOMB Magazine and elsewhere. Her second novel, The Harpy, will be published in 2020.

Average rating: 3.47 · 9,589 ratings · 1,728 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The End We Start From

3.47 avg rating — 8,754 ratings — published 2017 — 31 editions
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3.54 avg rating — 833 ratings — published 2020 — 2 editions
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At one level, this beguiling debut novel(la) by Megan Hunter can be enjoyed as a work of science fiction, or even as a Mieville-like piece of "new weird". Its setting is a contemporary London made strange by an inexplicable environmental phenomen" Read more of this review »
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“It is bad, the news. Bad news as it always was, forever, but worse. More relevant. This is what you don't want, we realize. What no one ever wanted: for the news to be relevant.”
Megan Hunter, The End We Start From

“The water rose and rose, and they could not recognize each other in the torrent, in the endless rain from above.”
Megan Hunter, The End We Start From

“There are so many different kinds of quiet, and only one word for them. The quiet in the house has matured from quiet as lack of noise to something else, a textured, grainy quiet, a thickness to stumble through.”
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