The Beach

  • by Alex Garland
  • Narrated by Alfie Allen
  • 10 hrs and 59 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

The 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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Twisting and turning adrenaline

The story from the point of view of Richard is do thought provoking and dangerous that you will lose yourself in this book
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- Lee Calladine

The film made me hesitate...

but I needn't have. There's enough variation on the movie to maintain a feeling of discovery and surprise. Plus the narration is first class.
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- Michael

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2016
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd.