The beach

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A rootless young Westerner believes he has stumbled upon paradise on a remote island off Thailand, a place known as The Beach, until he discovers the deadly underside of the island's culture.
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Grouped Work ID 9c75fbbf-5fe2-60c0-2d50-1291033bab0e
Full title beach
Author garland alex
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-19 23:33:41PM
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author Garland, Alex, 1970-
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display_description 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.
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publishDate 1997, 2005
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subject_facet Beaches -- Asia,Southeastern -- Fiction, Southeast Asia -- Fiction
title_display The beach
title_full The Beach, The beach / Alex Garland
title_short The beach
topic_facet Beaches, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller