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Station eleven

Author: Emily St John Mandel; Nathan Burton
Publisher: London : Picador, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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An audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame, and ambition set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse, from the author of three highly acclaimed previous novels. One snowy night a famous Hollywood actor slumps over and dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time-from the actor's early days as a film star to
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Ebook version:
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emily St John Mandel; Nathan Burton
ISBN: 9781447268963 1447268962
OCLC Number: 899252929
Notes: First editions of Picador include a page from the titular comic "Station Eleven," meant to evoke a scene in the novel where a page of the comic (written by the main character's wife) falls out of a book. Comic page designed by Nathan Burton, who also designed the cover for the Picador edition.
Awards: Winner of The Arthur C. Clarke Award 2015 (UK)
Short-listed for British Fantasy Award Best Horror Novel 2015 (UK)
Long-listed for Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 (UK)
Description: 333 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Emily St. John Mandel.

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Glorious, unexpected, superbly written; just try putting it down. The Times Once in a very long while a book becomes a brand new old friend, a story you never knew you always wanted. Station Eleven Read more...

 
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