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Garland, Alex 1970-

Overview
Works: 114 works in 568 publications in 12 languages and 11,371 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Psychological fiction  Adventure stories  Suspense fiction  Science fiction films  Handbooks, manuals, etc  Romance films  Anecdotes 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Producer, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Conceptor, Creator, Performer
Classifications: PR6057.A639, 791.4372
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Publications about Alex Garland
Publications by Alex Garland
Most widely held works about Alex Garland
 
Most widely held works by Alex Garland
The beach by Alex Garland( Book )
85 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and Swedish and held by 2,236 libraries worldwide
A young backpacker in Thailand searching for something different learns of the existence of an idyllic island which is not even on the map. The novel describes his jungle journey to reach the island where he discovers a secret commune of international drifters living off fish and pot. The man's arrival coincides with growing tension between factions, leading to the commune's violent demise. A first novel
28 days later by Danny Boyle( visu )
28 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,700 libraries worldwide
An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
Never let me go by Kazuo Ishiguro( visu )
13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and Italian and held by 1,358 libraries worldwide
Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy are best friends who grow up together in the isolated boarding school called Hailsham, with a chilling secret. As children, Kathy is secretly in love with Tommy. Then she sees her best friend Ruth holding Tommy's hand, and is devastated. As adolescents, Tommy and Kathy form a deep connection, only to have Ruth shove them apart with her own romantic demands. As they prepare to leave the school, they learn of their true purpose: each is a clone that will later have their organs harvested for medical purposes. Kathy takes on the role of "Carer," dedicating herself to looking after those being slowly dissected, and eventually Tommy and Ruth prepare to make their first "donations." As the years pass, the group grows apart, before finally reuniting just as both Tommy and Ruth are about to "complete."
The Tesseract by Alex Garland( Book )
38 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,118 libraries worldwide
In an abandoned hotel on the wrong side of town, a British sailor prepares to meet the gangster who runs the Manila docklands. The sheets on his bed are stained with blood, the 'phone lines are dead, and somebody has screwed a steel plate over the spyhole above his head ... The first story in this collection from the author of THE BEACH
Dredd ( visu )
19 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,036 libraries worldwide
"The America of the post-apocalyptic future is an irradiated wasteland, a vast ultraviolent world where criminals control the mean city streets. Ultimate law enforcers like Dredd ... and his new partner, Anderson ... are Judges--the only force battling for justice. Dispatched by the central authority, the Judges' target is Ma-Ma ... a ruthless boss bent on expanding her criminal empire through sales of Slo-mo, a dangerous reality-altering drug"--Container
The coma by Alex Garland( Book )
19 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and French and held by 1,001 libraries worldwide
Having been attacked on the Underground, a man wakes up in a hospital and begins to question his emergence from a coma
Sunshine by Danny Boyle( visu )
29 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 920 libraries worldwide
It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all
The beach by Alex Garland( visu )
30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 524 libraries worldwide
"A young American backpacker ... on a secret, deceptively perfect beach ... will discover that 'heaven on earth' can instantly change into a jungle of seduction and danger"--Container
The beach by Alex Garland( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 238 libraries worldwide
On Richard's first night in Bangkok, a fellow back-packer slits his wrists, leaving Richard a map of "the Beach." The beach is a legend among young travellers in Asia; white sands, coral gardens and freshwater falls surrouinded by jungle. In this earthly paradise, it is rumoured, a select community lives in blissful innocence. For Richard, haunted by the glamour of Vietnam war movies, a trek into the unknown Thai territory is irresistible. He was looking for adventure; now he's found it
28 days later by Alex Garland( Book )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 152 libraries worldwide
An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
The weekenders : travels in the heart of Africa ( Book )
7 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Het strand by Alex Garland( Book )
23 editions published between 1997 and 2006 in German and Dutch and held by 113 libraries worldwide
Een jonge reiziger komt met zijn metgezellen terecht op een verborgen, paradijselijk Thais eiland, dat langzaam aan verandert in een nachtmerrie
Tesseract by Alex Garland( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 95 libraries worldwide
This is an MP3 Audio Book edition. extraordinary praise, and his writing was compared to Hemingway, Greene, Conrad, Golding, and Huxley. His new novel, The Tesseract, is a bold departure from The Beach, and demonstrates the enormous range of Garland's talent. The Tesseract is a Chinese puzzle of a novel, beautifully written and suspensefully crafted. Set in the Philippines and spanning three generations, it follows three stories whose characters' fates are intertwined: gangsters on a chase through the streets of Manila; middle-class parents putting their children to bed in the suburbs; and a couple of street kids and the wealthy psychologist who is studying their dreams. It is a novel that balances science against religion, and our wills against our fates, asking the ever elusive question of where meaning lies
Sunshine by Alex Garland( Book )
7 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 92 libraries worldwide
La plage by Alex Garland( Book )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2000 in French and Undetermined and held by 51 libraries worldwide
Un thriller saisissant dans un jardin d'Eden sud-asiatique
In coma by Alex Garland( Book )
1 edition published in 2004 in Dutch and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Een jonge Engelsman is door vandalen in elkaar geslagen en ligt in coma; in zijn onderbewuste vecht hij om weer bij bewustzijn te komen
Hai tan by Ge lan( Book )
2 editions published in 2000 in Chinese and held by 38 libraries worldwide
Never let me go by Alex Garland( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Das Koma : Roman by Alex Garland( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 29 libraries worldwide
The beach Man in the iron mask, William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet: Unconventional adaptation of Shakespeare's classic love story. Set in a futuristic urban backdrop of Verona Beach, this is a contemporary re-telling of the tragic love between youthful star-crossed lovers
 
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Alternative Names
Garland, Alexander 1970-
Gārlends, Alekss 1970-
ガーランド, アレックス
Languages
English (276)
German (33)
French (19)
Danish (7)
Spanish (5)
Dutch (5)
Russian (2)
Chinese (2)
Swedish (2)
Italian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Czech (1)
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