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The people of Heathwick had been preparing for Christmas unaware that many would die and the rest would be transformed for ever Travel with them second by second through the hopes fears l It was a very interesting premise but not interesting in its execution There were too many characters which meant that there was no character development and no thoughtful observations on said characters and circumstances I found that I would rather be knitting a teapot cosy in the desert The language was very simple perhaps it was meant for children but even then i would hope for elouent phrasing Yet I persisted not wanting to visit the desert on a 48 degree day wanting needing redemption at the end Naturally I knew that there was going to be a devastating explosion by one or of the obvious sources that were unsubtly alluded to but i still hoped for insight any insight None came Predict

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Ove worries gossip cruelty kindness and trivia that dominated their final minute before tragedy struckAnd in the everyday story of an ordinary street look for clues to what happened and w The Last Minute is at times a hard book to read It tells the story of a uiet high street and its inhabitants going about their everyday lives one minute before a huge explosion changes everything Each chapter is one second of that minute as the countdown nears its grisly end It s sad and is made that much worse because we get to know everyone I loved how The Last Minute was written kind of like the TV show 24 but working in seconds rather than hours A lot happened in those seconds which obviously couldn t have really happened in such a short pinch of time but I like the idea and the format anyway I was apprehensive to get to the end because I knew what was coming right from the beginning Th

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921am business as usual on a high street in England922am the explosions are heard for miles around and in the early confusion there is talk of a gas leak a plane crash and even terrorism Some of these people only have a minute left to liveThe Last Minute takes place in Heathwick town centre before an explosion rips the place apart killing 65 Each second is a gradual build up adding to the tension of the final event What will be the cause of the devastation and who will be its victimsNeedless to say with a death toll of 65 this really is a cast of thousands and you d need to read the book in pretty much one sitting to keep a track of who everyone is This also made it impossible to go into any depth with the characterisations although Ms Updale did manage to produce several characters about whom I was concerned than others and then there were also the two magnificent carria


10 thoughts on “The Last Minute

  1. says:

    Some of these people only have a minute left to liveThe Last Minute takes place in Heathwick town centre before an explosion rips the place apart killing 65 Each second is a gradual build up adding to the tension of the final event W

  2. says:

    2013 seems to be the year for shocking contemporary novels that come out of nowhere grab the reader by the lapels and refuse to let

  3. says:

    I read this in one sitting If I didn't I would have been totally lost when Matey finally reached the punch line of his jokeThe format and idea are very interesting and unlike any other book I have ever read Based off of a

  4. says:

    It was a very interesting premise but not interesting in its execution There were too many characters which meant that there was no character development and no thoughtful observations on said characters and circumstances I found that I would rather be knitting a teapot cosy in the desert The language was very simple perhaps it was meant for children but even then i would hope for elouent phrasing Yet I persisted not wanting to

  5. says:

    I absolutely loved the way The Last Minute is written it was so completely different to anything I've ever read before and I found it practically impossible to put the book down It reminded me of the TV series 24 except instead of each episode covering an hour long time period each chapter of the story covers one second of the last minute before an explosion rocks the sleep village high street of Heathwick You know from

  6. says:

    Mini review originally posted on Nightjar's Jar of BooksOne minute life in Heathwick was completely normal with the exception of some extremely inconvenient roadworks causing a massive traffic jam on the main road; the next minute it was not A massive explosion kills sixty five people and injures dozens and speculation as to its origins run rampant This book is a countdown second by second of the lives of th

  7. says:

    The Last Minute is at times a hard book to read It tells the story of a uiet high street and its inhabitants going about their everyday lives one minute before a huge explosion changes everything Each chapter is one second of that minute as the

  8. says:

    Here's the pitch ExplosionThat's The Last Minute hollywood y and hooky in its conceit and unbearably tense in its delivery This is 24 gone macro gone YA sixty seconds a cast of a hundred plus and a town about to f

  9. says:

    Initially I really liked the premise of this novel Written in 'real time' Updale's tale explores the 60 seconds leading up to an explosion that devastates a local high street claiming 65 lives It serves to highlight both the significance and the smallness of every day humanity However after a while the second by second stories of these victims become tedious even banal and the tragedy almost descends into bathos The coincidences

  10. says:

    I could not put this book down even as a sense of rising panic came over me The story begins after a series of devastating explosions

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