A Novel

Book - 2017 | First mass-market edition.
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Dawn breaks over Vancouver and no one in the world has slept the night before, or almost no one. A few people, perhaps one in ten thousand, can still sleep, and they've all shared the same golden dream.

After six days of absolute sleep deprivation, psychosis will set in. After four weeks, the body will die. In the interim, panic ensues and a bizarre new world arises in which those previously on the fringes of society take the lead.

Paul, a writer, continues to sleep while his partner Tanya disintegrates before his eyes, and the new world swallows the old one whole.
Publisher: London : Titan Books, 2017.
Edition: First mass-market edition.
ISBN: 9781785655814
Branch Call Number: PB Barne
Characteristics: 286 pages ; 18 cm


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ReadingAdviser_Sally Oct 10, 2017

This was a very intriguing premise. Set in Vancouver BC. Most of the population worldwide seems to stop sleeping. As they slowly die and go insane our main character can still sleep. The weird thing is this man also was currently writing a manuscript called Nod in which basically the same thing happens.

I had really high hopes and it just did not meet them. I found the writing complicated and difficult to follow.

Maybe this will become a much loved novel by some, but not by me.

jacobabadi82 Dec 03, 2015

crazy good

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