Beach – Alex Garland Staff Pick


As soon as I picked this book up I couldn’t put it down- a gripping, idyllic and dark story about a backpackers paradise. Full of gorgeous descriptions and unpredictable twists, I would happily read again and again!

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A 20th anniversary edition of this million copy bestseller, with a new introduction by John Niven: a classic story of paradise found – and lost. 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?

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