The Tesseract

The Tesseract

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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 . . .
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 21mm | 245g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141031786
  • 9780141031781
  • 222,041

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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 * Astonishing . . . A brilliantly structured, surprisingly compassionate novel, disguised as an exotic, speedy thriller * Mail on Sunday *
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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).
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6,045 ratings
3.23 out of 5 stars
5 10% (613)
4 28% (1,702)
3 40% (2,448)
2 17% (1,022)
1 4% (260)
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