Sam Leith

Waking Up Is Hard To Do

The Coma

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IT HAS BEEN quite a long while since readers, as opposed to cinemagoers, heard from Alex Garland. His last full-length book, The Tesseract, was five years ago. Has he been in a coma all this time? Well, yes, in a way, he has.

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