How to Survive Everything
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My name is Haley Cooper Crowe and I am in lockdown in a remote location I can’t tell you about.
Haley and Ben live with their mother. But their dad has good reason to believe there’s a new, much deadlier pandemic coming. He’s determined to get them to the safety of his lockdown hideaway. NOW. The only problem is, there is no way their mother will go along with this plan.
Kidnapped by their father, they have no contact with the outside world. Can they survive? Will they save their mother? This is one teenage girl’s survival guide for negotiating the collapse of everything she knows – including her family and sanity.
REVIEWS OF How to Survive Everything
“How To Survive Everything is a gritty and (tragically) cool novel. The collision of a broken family and a global pandemic, it reads as a survival guide and feels like (is) a warning.” David Shields (via Twitter)
"Urgent and exciting, harnessing our current global anxiety with a beautifully observed family drama." Atom Egoyan
“Terrifying … a terrifically written thriller that puts a very contemporary dysfunctional family at the heart of a very contemporary dystopian reality.” Lynda Obst, Producer of Interstellar
“One of the most provocative, intelligent and original novelists working in Britain today.” Irvine Welsh