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  • Published: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141037585
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 456
  • RRP: $12.99
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The Beach: Popular Penguins


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Alex Garland's The Beach was published to immediate acclaim, and has since become a bestselling cult classic and a Hollywood blockbuster. Richard, a gap-year student, is introduced to a beautiful island by the mysterious Daffy. But with drugs and the glamorized violence of Vietnam War films haunting his perception of his Thai paradise, Richard soon finds the hideaway becomes a nightmare. A compulsive adrenaline rush, The Beach is an adventure you'll never forget. 

  • Pub date: 1 September 2008
  • ISBN: 9780141037585
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 456
  • RRP: $12.99

About the Author

Alex Garland

Date: 2013-08-06
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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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