The Beach

The Beach

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Late at night in a seedy hotel, Richard is drawn into a strange conversation with a fellow guest. Through a narrow strip of mosquito netting he hears for the first time of a secret beach, and island Garden of Eden hidden somewhere in the scattered islands of a Thai marine park. Next morning, Richard finds a map pinned to his door, and the man who put it there has slashed his wrists. The challenge is irresistible, and Richard sets off on a perilous journey in search of Shangri-La.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 111 x 181mm
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 014103758X
  • 9780141037585

About Alex Garland

This is Alex Garland's first novel. He lives in North London, NW3.
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58,143 ratings
3.91 out of 5 stars
5 30% (17,385)
4 40% (23,211)
3 23% (13,429)
2 6% (3,279)
1 1% (839)
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