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Sand

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The new novel from the international bestselling author of the Wool trilogy.

The old world is buried. A new one has been forged atop the shifting dunes. Here in this land of howling wind and infernal sand, four siblings find themselves scattered and lost.

Palmer has never been the same since his father walked out twelve years ago. His elder sister, Vic, is trying to run away from the past; his younger brothers, Connor and Rob, are risking their lives to embrace it. His mother, left with nothing but anger, is just trying to forget.

Palmer wants to prove his worth, not only to his family, but to himself. And in the barren, dune-covered landscape of his home, there is only one way to earn respect: sand-diving. Plunging deep below the desert floor in search of relics and scraps of the old world. He is about to embark on the most dangerous dive of his young life, aiming to become the first to discover the rumoured city below.

Deep within the sand lies the key to bringing his family together - and tearing their world apart.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 24mm | 266g
  • ARROW BOOKS LTD
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 009959515X
  • 9780099595151
  • 77,879

Review Text

"In short, Sand will earn Mr Howey another well-deserved million or more."
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"Sand immerses you in its grubby post-apocalyptic world ... Howey conjures a credible, brutal future." * Financial Times * "Hugh Howey can really write." * SFX * "In short, Sand will earn Mr Howey another well-deserved million or more." * Daily Sport * "This terrifically fresh and well-realised setting provides the background for a richly emotional story about families and communities." * Morning Star * "Sand shows the success of Howey's Wool Trilogy was no fluke. This is a superior SF thriller, both slick and gritty." * Financial Times *
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About Hugh Howey

Hugh Howey spent eight years living on boats and working as a yacht captain for the rich and famous. It wasn't until the love of his life carried him away from these vagabond ways that he began to pursue literary adventures, rather than literal ones.

Hugh wrote and self-published the Wool trilogy, which won rave reviews and praise from readers, and whose three books have gone on to become international bestsellers.

He lives in Jupiter, Florida, with his wife Amber and their dog Bella.
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18,681 ratings
3.96 out of 5 stars
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4 42% (7,889)
3 22% (4,117)
2 4% (828)
1 1% (192)
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