Publish date: August 21st 2009
Publisher: Brilliance Corporation
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Literary Fiction
For me “The Beach” does not fall into any specific genre. I think it is part philosophy, horror, thriller and adventure story. It is also funny as hell. Richard and his friends find a secluded beach in Thailand with a community of hippies. Richard is a young backpacker on vacation when he finds ...
Disappointingly over-rated. The Tesseract was a far better piece of writing.
Sort of wish I hadn't seen the movie before reading the book; I think I would've liked the book more than I did had that been the case.
"I have fallen out of the habit of writing reviews for the books that I've been reading but upon completing The Beach, I felt compelled to share with others how great a book it is.I could not put this book down. It was gripping from beginning to end. I loved how despite Richard's worsening mental...
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