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The Beach
Author: Alex Garland

ISBN: 9780241976562
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 464
Published: 18 July 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 12.9 x 3.0
The classic coming of age novel about paradise found - and lost.

Backpacker 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?

About the Author

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 two screenplays, 28 Days Later (2002) and Sunshine (2007).

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