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    DescriptionThe highly anticipated third volume of the haunting, disturbing and evocative Southern Reach trilogy. It is winter in Area X. A new team embarks across the border, on a mission to find a member of a previous expedition who may have been left behind. As they press deeper into the unknown - navigating new terrain and new challenges - the threat to the outside world becomes only more daunting. In this last instalment of the Southern Reach Trilogy, the mysteries of Area X may have been solved, but their consequences and implications are no less profound - or terrifying.


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    Title
    Acceptance
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Jeff Vandermeer
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 141 mm
    Height: 222 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 470 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780007553532
    ISBN 10: 0007553536
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F2.2
    BIC subject category V2: FL
    BISAC V2.8: FIC028000
    DC23: 813.6
    Thema V1.0: FL
    BIC E4L: SCF
    Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
    Imprint name
    FOURTH ESTATE LTD
    Publication date
    02 September 2014
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Jeff VanderMeer is an award-winning novelist and editor. His fiction has been translated into twenty languages and has appeared in the Library of America's American Fantastic Tales and in multiple year's-best anthologies. He writes non-fiction for the Washington Post, the New York Times Book Review, the Los Angeles Times, and the Guardian, among others. He grew up in the Fiji Islands and now lives in Tallahassee, Florida, with his wife.
    Review quote
    Praise for the SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY: 'I'm loving the Southern Reach Trilogy ... Creepy and fascinating' Stephen King 'This trilogy is a modern mycological masterpiece ... Remarkable ... Tense, eerie and unsettling ... VanderMeer writes much better prose than Poe ever did ... This is genuinely potent and dream-haunting writing. VanderMeer has arrived.' Guardian 'A teeming science fiction that draws on Conrad and Lovecraft alike ... The writing itself has a clarity that makes the abundancy of the setting more powerful. "Annihilation" shows signs of being the novel that will allow VanderMeer to break through to a new and larger audience' Sunday Telegraph 'A lasting monument to the uncanny ... You find yourself afraid to turn the page' Guardian 'VanderMeer's novel is a psycho-geographical tour de force, channelling Ballard and Lovecraft to instil the reader with a deep, delicious unease' Financial Times 'What a haunting book this is, lodging deep in the memory in similar fashion to otherworldly classics such as David Lindsay's "A Voyage To Arcturus" ... "Annihilation" is so disquietingly strange as to defy summarisation. Read it' Daily Mail 'Astonishing ... frightening ... spectacular ... The imaginative daring and reach with which VanderMeer has invented and executed a concept such as Area X is breathtaking ... Powerful and echoing ... I hope the trilogy will come to be seen not only as the instant sci-fi classic it is, but also as Literature.' Neel Mukherjee, New Statesman 'Immersive, insightful and often deeply bloody creepy, this is a startlingly good novel ... The Southern Reach series will be a major work' ***** SFX Magazine 'A tense and chilling psychological thriller about an unravelling expedition and the strangeness within us. A little Kubrick, a lot of Lovecraft, the novel builds with an unbearable tension and claustrophobic dread that lingers long afterwards. I loved it' Lauren Beukes 'Original and beautiful, maddening and magnificent' Warren Ellis