The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
The Beach by Alex Garland
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The Beach by Alex Garland

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A classic story of paradise found - and lost.

'A white-knuckle ride into the heart of darkness' - The Sunday Times

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?

Our favourite quote: 'I did keep a travel diary once and it was a big mistake. All I remember of that trip is what I bothered to write down. Everything else slipped away, as though my mind felt jilted by my reliance on pen and paper. For exactly the same reason I don’t travel with a camera. My holiday becomes the snapshots and anything I forget to record is lost.'

The perfect thoughtful gift for: Film buffs | Brothers | Free spirits | Gap year (yah) travellers | Movie lovers | Boyfriends | Travel enthusiasts | Sons | Explorers | Girlfriends | Hollywood fanatics | Leonardo DiCaprio fans | Thailand tourists | Dreamers | Best friends | Those in need of an escape and relaxation

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