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The beach

Author: Alex Garland
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. The next morning, Richard finds a map pinned to his door, and the man who put it there has slashed his wrists. The challenge is  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alex Garland
ISBN: 0140258418 9780140258417
OCLC Number: 79894033
Awards: Winner of Whitaker Gold Book Award 2001
Winner of Betty Trask Award 1997
Description: 438 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Alex Garland.

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Richard is drawn into a strange conversation in a hotel. He hears of a secret island Garden of Eden hidden in the scattered islands of a Thai marine park. Next morning, he finds a map pinned to his  Read more...

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