In less than an hour, Sean has a meeting with a mestizo gangster. On the other side of town, Rosa listens for her husband's car, and thirteen-year-old Vincente is watching for the man who pays money for street-kids' dreams. Tonight, these disparate lives will violently collide . . .
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 128 x 196 x 24mm | 240.4g
- 02 Aug 2007
- Penguin Books Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
Astonishing . . . A brilliantly structured, surprisingly compassionate novel, disguised as an exotic, speedy thriller * Mail on Sunday * Proves defiantly that Garland is far from a one-hit wonder * Time Out * A powerful narrative drive, exotic locations that unfold like a corrupt and mysterious flower, and a moody intelligence that holds everything together * J.G. Ballard * Proves defiantly that Garland is far from a one-hit wonder * Time Out *
About Alex Garland
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).