The Wall

LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019

John Lanchester
AUD $19.99
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John Lanchester's Booker-longlisted new novel - a work of fiction that establishes itself as an instant modern classic.

'Masterly...A signal achievement . . . Remarkable.' - Guardian

'A 1984 for our times.' - Daily Express

Kavanagh begins his time patrolling the Wall.

If he's lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has to do two years of this. 729 more nights.

The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and will never have to spend another day of his life anywhere near it.

But what if something did happen - if the Others came, if he had to fight for his life?

Thrilling and heartbreaking, The Wall is about a troubled world you will recognise as your own - and about what might be found when all is lost.

Author bio:

John Lanchester has written four novels, The Debt to Pleasure, Mr Phillips, Fragrant Harbour and Capital, and three works of non-fiction: Family Romance, a memoir; Whoops!: Why everyone owes everyone and no one can pay, about the global financial crisis; and How to Speak Money, a primer in popular economics. His books have won the Hawthornden Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Prize, the E. M. Forster Award, and the Premi Llibreter, been longlisted for the Booker Prize, and been translated into twenty-five languages. He is a contributing editor to the London Review of Books and a regular contributor to the New Yorker.

Category: Fiction
ISBN: 9780571298730
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Paperback
Pub Date: January 2020
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Fiction & related items

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