The Beach

by Alex Garland | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0140270051 Global Overview for this book
Registered by psychjo of Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom on 2/12/2004
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Journal Entry 1 by psychjo from Portsmouth, Hampshire United Kingdom on Thursday, February 12, 2004
I am adding this to my bookshelf to offer as part of the Virtual Tutti-Frutti Bookbox being organised by Lucycat.

I read this a while ago and thoroughly enjoyed it. Though they did a reasonable job in the film adaptation, I enjoyed the book more.

From the backcover: "Bangkok - first stop on the backpacker trail. On Richard's first night in a hostel a mysterious traveller slits his 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."

Journal Entry 2 by BookAid on Tuesday, February 22, 2005
This book kindly donated by Psychjo for a secret project.

Journal Entry 3 by psychjo at on Monday, April 18, 2005

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Journal Entry 4 by Maite from Santander, Cantabria Spain on Tuesday, April 19, 2005
To find the book was a surprise for me becouse i was walking across the park in Portsmouth and, suddenly, i saw the bag with the book inside on a bench. Im not from here. i'm a spanish student and i knew the bookcrossing movement by TV. I like reading a lot and i want to follow with this interesting idea. This book is safe with me.

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