Description - The Beach by Alex Garland
THE CLASSIC STORY OF PARADISE FOUND - AND LOST. Richard lands in East Asia in search of an earthly utopia. In Thailand, he is given a map promising an unknown island, a secluded beach - and a new way of life. What Richard finds when he gets there is breathtaking- more extraordinary, more frightening than his wildest dreams. But how long can paradise survive here on Earth? And what lengths will Richard go to in order to save it? 'A WHITE-KNUCKLE RIDE INTO THE HEART OF DARKNESS' SUNDAY TIMES 'LORD OF THE FLIES AND THE MAGUS LURK AT THE ROOTS OF THIS NOVEL, BUT GARLAND RESHAPES THEM WITH PANACHE INTO SOMETHING TERRIFYINGLY NEW' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'A MESMERIZING, KNUCKLE-CLENCHING READ' MAXIM
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(198mm x 129mm x 27mm)
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Author Biography - Alex Garland
Alex Garland was born in London in 1970.He has written two novels, The Beach (1996), The Tesseract (1998) and an illustrated novella, The Coma (2003), in collaboration with his father. He has also written three screenplays, 28 Days Later, Sunshine and Never Let Me Go.
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