|Beach, the (1996) [Novel]|
by Alex Garland
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Bangkok - first stop on the backpacker trail. On Richard's first night in a hostel a mysterious traveller slits his own wrists, leaving Richard a map to 'the Beach'.
The Beach is a legend among young travellers in Thailand: a secret Island Paradise where a select community lives in blissful isolation. Richard sets out in search of adventure, but finds that the Beach is not what it seems. Paradise comes at a price.
Original title: Beach, the
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction