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Alex Garland

Author of The Beach

Includes the names: Alex Garlad, Garland Alex, Алекс Гарленд

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Born in London in 1970, Alex Garland published his first novel, The Beach, when he was 26. Set among a group of backpackers in Southeast Asia, The Beach is a fast-paced and suspenseful thriller that has been called the first serious Generation X novel. Like The Lord of the Flies, to which it has sometimes been compared, The Beach deals with a dark side of humanity, revealed when the characters find themselves set apart from civilization. Garland's second novel, The Tesseract, was published in 1998 and is also set in Southeast Asia, this time in the Philippines. The Tesseract follows the lives of several different characters during one night in Manila, with the different stories all coming together to meet in an explosive ending. (Bowker Author Biography)
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The Beach 4,700 copies, 95 reviews
The Tesseract 1,198 copies, 17 reviews
The Coma 942 copies, 21 reviews
28 Days Later [2002 film] (Screenwriter) 391 copies, 2 reviews
Ex Machina [2014 movie] 211 copies, 1 review
Annihilation [2018 film] (Director) 122 copies, 3 reviews
Never Let Me Go [2010 film] (Screenwriter) 74 copies, 3 reviews
Sunshine: A Screenplay 45 copies, 2 reviews
A part 2 copies
Halo 1 copy
Sunshine [2007 film] (Screenwriter) 142 copies, 1 review
The Beach [2000 film] (Original novel) 90 copies, 2 reviews
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