Station Eleven (Paperback)
  • Station Eleven (Paperback)

Station Eleven (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 01/01/2015
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The New York Times Bestseller Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 Shortlisted for the Arthur C. Clarke Award 2015 2014 National Book Awards Finalist 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist What was lost in the collapse: almost everything, almost everyone, but there is still such beauty. One snowy night in Toronto famous actor Arthur Leander dies on stage whilst performing the role of a lifetime. That same evening a deadly virus touches down in North America. The world will never be the same again. Twenty years later Kirsten, an actress in the Travelling Symphony, performs Shakespeare in the settlements that have grown up since the collapse. But then her newly hopeful world is threatened. If civilization was lost, what would you preserve? And how far would you go to protect it? 'BEST NOVEL. The big one ...One of the 2014 books that I did read stands above all the others: Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel ...beautifully written, and wonderfully elegiac, a book that I will long remember, and return to.' George R.R. Martin, author of Game of Thrones 'Emily St. John Mandel's Station Eleven is that rare find that feels familiar and extraordinary at the same time. This is truly something special' Erin Morgenstern, author of The Night Circus

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447268970

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“Art versus Survival ”

What Station Eleven is about and the plot of Station Eleven are two very different things. The plot can be quite alienating and may put readers off but don’t let it. A flu wipes out 99% of the population. Twenty years... More

Paperback edition
10th March 2015
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“Post apocolyptic page turner”

Most of our store read this book and we all agreed that it was a good fast- paced thrilling novel. At the start you might think, 'why am I reading this?', but then in the back of your mind curiosity kicks... More

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2nd March 2015
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“Great”

A great read with elements of the three time travellers wife , in the way it jumps to and from different time periods.
A really feasible way for the world as we know it to come to an end, especially with the Ebola... More

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22nd April 2015
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