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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9781573220484
9781573227971
9781573226523
9781101657508
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Grouping Title beach
Grouping Author garland alex
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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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subject_facet Beaches -- Asia,Southeastern -- Fiction, Southeast Asia -- Fiction
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title_full The Beach, The beach / Alex Garland
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topic_facet Beaches, Fiction, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller