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Description - Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

Shortlisted for the 2014 National Book AwardsObserver Thriller of the MonthDAY ONEThe Georgia Flu explodes over the surface of the earth like a neutron bomb.News reports put the mortality rate at over 99%.WEEK TWOCivilization has crumbled.YEAR TWENTYA band of actors and musicians called the Travelling Symphony move through their territories performing concerts and Shakespeare to the settlements that have grown up there. Twenty years after the pandemic, life feels relatively safe.But now a new danger looms, and he threatens the hopeful world every survivor has tried to rebuild. STATION ELEVENMoving backwards and forwards in time, from the glittering years just before the collapse to the strange and altered world that exists twenty years after, Station Eleven charts the unexpected twists of fate that connect six people: famous actor Arthur Leander; Jeevan - warned about the flu just in time; Arthur's first wife Miranda; Arthur's oldest friend Clark; Kirsten, a young actress with the Travelling Symphony; and the mysterious and self-proclaimed 'prophet'. Thrilling, unique and deeply moving, Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven is a beautiful novel that asks questions about art and fame and about the relationships that sustain us through anything - even the end of the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781447268963
ISBN-10: 1447268962
Format: Hardback
(216mm x 135mm x 29mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Picador
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Emily St. John Mandel

Emily St. John Mandel was born in Canada and studied dance at The School of Toronto Dance Theatre. She is the author of the novels Last Night in Montreal, The Singer's Gun, The Lola Quartet and Station Eleven and is a staff writer for The Millions. She is married and lives in New York.

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