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  • Published: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241976562
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $26.00

The Beach




20th anniversary edition of themillion copy bestseller

The classic coming of age novel about paradise found - and lost.

Backpacker Richard lands in East Asia in search of an earthly utopia. In Thailand, he is given a map promising an unknown island, a secluded beach - and a new way of life. What Richard finds when he gets there is breathtaking: more extraordinary, more frightening than his wildest dreams.

But how long can paradise survive here on Earth? And what lengths will Richard go to in order to save it?

  • Published: 18 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241976562
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 464
  • RRP: $26.00

About the author

Alex Garland

Date: 2013-08-06
All of the writers are bestselling authors and critically acclaimed.

Alex Garland is the author of the novels The Beach and The Tesseract. In 2003 he wrote the screenplay for 28 Days Later.

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