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The beach, Alex Garland

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The beach, Alex Garland
Language
eng
Index
no index present
Literary Form
fiction
Main title
The beach
Oclc number
38739360
Responsibility statement
Alex Garland
Summary
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
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