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The Wall: A Novel (Paperback)

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“Gripping. . . . Few readers will stop until they reach its final page.”— Alec Nevala- Lee, New York Times Book Review


In this taut, dystopian tale, an island nation ravaged by the Change has built an enormous concrete barrier around its coastline—the Wall. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls trapped amid the rising seas outside. A blend of the most compelling issues of our time—climate change, increasing fear, widening divisions—The Wall is a suspenseful story of love, trust, and survival.



About the Author


John Lanchester is the author of five novels, including The Wall, the best-selling Debt to Pleasure and Capital, as well as several works of nonfiction, including I.O.U. and How to Speak Money. His books, which have been translated into twenty-five languages, have won the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the Hawthornden Prize, and the E. M. Forster Award of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is a contributing editor to the London Review of Books and a regular contributor to The New Yorker. He lives in London.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780393357776
ISBN-10: 0393357775
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: March 17th, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English