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Station Eleven - Winner 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Sci-Fi Award

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ISBN: 9781447268970
AuthorMandel, Emily St. John
Pub Date01/01/2015
BindingPaperback
Pages384
CountryGBR
Dewey813.6
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Quick overview 'Glorious, unexpected, superbly written; just try putting it down' The Times
€11.73

Longlisted for the Bailey's Prize 2015 The New York Times Bestseller 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

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Longlisted for the Bailey's Prize 2015 The New York Times Bestseller 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

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