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Garland, Alex 1970-

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Most widely held works by Alex Garland
Ex machina by Alex Garland( Visual )

80 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in 9 languages and held by 2,436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caleb, a coder at the world's largest Internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a retreat belonging to the company's reclusive CEO, Nathan. But when Caleb arrives he finds that he will have to participate in a fascinating experiment with the world's first true artificial intelligence, housed in the body of a beautiful robot woman, Ava. Truths, emotions, and motives are blurred as the relationship between Caleb, Ava, and Nathan intensifies
The beach by Alex Garland( Book )

185 editions published between 1996 and 2017 in 21 languages and held by 2,318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young backpacker in Thailand searching for something different learns of the existence of an idyllic island which is not even on the map. Once he reaches the island, he discovers a secret commune of international drifters living off fish and pot. The man's arrival coincides with growing tension between factions, leading to the commune's violent demise
Annihilation by Natalie Portman( Visual )

47 editions published between 2018 and 2019 in English and French and held by 2,023 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biologist and former soldier Lena is shocked when her missing husband comes home near death from a top-secret mission into The Shimmer, a mysterious quarantine zone from which no one has ever returned. Now, Lena and her elite team must enter a beautiful, deadly world of mutated landscapes and creatures, to discover how to stop the growing phenomenon that threatens all life on Earth
28 days later by Danny Boyle( Visual )

40 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
Never let me go by Mark Romanek( Visual )

31 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy are best friends who grow up together in the isolated boarding school called Hailsham, with a chilling secret. As children, Kathy is secretly in love with Tommy. Then she sees her best friend Ruth holding Tommy's hand, and is devastated. As adolescents, Tommy and Kathy form a deep connection, only to have Ruth shove them apart with her own romantic demands. As they prepare to leave the school, they learn of their true purpose: each is a clone that will later have their organs harvested for medical purposes. Kathy takes on the role of "Carer," dedicating herself to looking after those being slowly dissected, and eventually Tommy and Ruth prepare to make their first "donations." As the years pass, the group grows apart, before finally reuniting just as both Tommy and Ruth are about to "complete."
Dredd by Pete Travis( Visual )

29 editions published between 2012 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,096 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The America of the post-apocalyptic future is an irradiated wasteland, a vast ultraviolent world where criminals control the mean city streets. Ultimate law enforcers like Dredd ... and his new partner, Anderson ... are Judges--the only force battling for justice. Dispatched by the central authority, the Judges' target is Ma-Ma ... a ruthless boss bent on expanding her criminal empire through sales of Slo-mo, a dangerous reality-altering drug"--Container
The Tesseract by Alex Garland( Book )

65 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in 14 languages and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An intricately woven, suspenseful novel of psychological and political intrigue, The Tesseract follows the interlocking fates of three sets of characters in the Philippines: gangsters in a chase through the streets of Manila; a middle-class mother putting her children to bed in the suburbs and remembering her first love; and a couple of street kids and the wealthy psychiatrist who is studying their dreams. Alex Garland demonstrates the range of his extraordinary talents as a novelist in this national bestseller, a Chinese puzzle of a novel about three intersecting sets of characters in the Philippines."--Provided by publisher
Sunshine( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is the year 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon. Deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission begins to unravel and they find themselves fighting not only for their lives, but for the future of us all
The coma by Alex Garland( Book )

31 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having been attacked on the Underground, a man wakes up in a hospital and begins to question his emergence from a coma
The beach by Alex Garland( Visual )

46 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A young American backpacker ... on a secret, deceptively perfect beach ... will discover that 'heaven on earth' can instantly change into a jungle of seduction and danger"--Container
28 days later( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
Sunshine by Danny Boyle( Visual )

46 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 222 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... the year is 2057, the sun is dying and mankind faces extinction. Earth's last hope rests with a courageous crew of eight men and women on a mission to ignite the fading star with a massive nuclear weapon."--Container
The beach by Alex Garland( Recording )

28 editions published between 1997 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard lands in East Asia in search of an earthly utopia. In Thailand, he is given a map promising an unknown island, a secluded beach - and a new way of life. What Richard finds when he gets there is breathtaking: more extraordinary, more frightening than his wildest dreams. But how long can paradise survive here on Earth? And what lengths will Richard go to in order to save it?
28 days later by Alex Garland( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and German and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An infirmary patient wakes up from a coma to an empty room ... in a vacant hospital ... in a deserted city. A powerful virus, which locks victims into a permanent state of murderous rage, has transformed the world around him into a seemingly desolate wasteland. Now a handful of survivors must fight to stay alive, unaware that the worst is yet to come
The weekenders : travels in the heart of Africa( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sunshine by Alex Garland( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2019 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Sun is dying, and mankind is dying with it. Our last hope: a spaceship and a crew of eight men and women. They carry a device which will breathe new life into the star. But deep into their voyage, out of radio contact with Earth, their mission is starting to unravel. Soon the crew are fighting not only for their lives, but their sanity. The film once again pairs director Danny Boyle with writer Alex Garland and producer Andrew Macdonald, who previously teamed up for the thinking person's zombie film, 28 Days Later."--
Tesseract by Alex Garland( Recording )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tesseract is a Chinese puzzle of a novel, beautifully written and suspensefully crafted. Set in the Philippines and spanning three generations, it follows three stories whose characters' fates are intertwined: gangsters on a chase through the streets of Manila; middle-class parents putting their children to bed in the suburbs; and a couple of street kids and the wealthy psychologist who is studying their dreams. It is a novel that balances science against religion, and our wills against our fates, asking the ever elusive question of where meaning lies
Annihilation by Alex Garland( Book )

2 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the wake of the success of his thriller Ex Machina, Alex Garland returns to cerebral sci-fi with this tale of a biologist who attempts to uncover the mystery of her husband's disappearance. What she discovers is a world populated by mysterious life forms that might offer answers - but the cost of this discovery is life-threatening. Following on from his screenplays for Never Let Me Go and Ex Machina, Alex Garland continues, with Annihilation, his investigations into what makes us human. Besides the screenplay, this volume also contains a set of behind-the-scenes photos."--
Never let me go by Alex Garland( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2018 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kathy, Ruth, and Tommy were pupils at Hailsham - an idyllic establishment situated deep in the English countryside. The children there were tenderly sheltered from the outside world, brought up to believe they were special, and that their personal welfare was crucial. But for what reason were they really there?
Hai tan by Grace Chang( Book )

10 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in 4 languages and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beach is a legend among young travellers in Asia: white sands circling a lagoon hidden from the sea, coral gardens and freshwater falls surrounded by jungle. In this earthly paradise, it is rumoured, a select community lives in blissful innocence. For Richard, haunted by the glamour of Vietnamese war movies, a trek into unknown Thai territory is irresistible
 
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Alex Garland angol író, forgatókönyvíró, producer, rendező

Alex Garland britischer Schriftsteller

Alex Garland écrivain britannique

Alex Garland Escriptor, guionista, productor i director britànic.

Alex Garland pisarz brytyjski

Alex Garland schrijver uit Engeland

Alex Garland scrittore e sceneggiatore inglese

Garland, Alexander 1970-

Garland, Alexander Medawar

Gārlends, Alekss 1970-

Алекс Гарланд

Алекс Гарленд

Алекс Ґарленд

Ալեքս Գարլենդ գրող

אלכס גרלנד

أليكس غارلاند

الکس گارلند فیلمنامه‌نویس و نویسنده انگلیسی

அலெக்ஸ் கார்லேண்ட்

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갈랜드, 알렉스 1970-

갈렌드, 알렉스 1970-

알렉스 가랜드 잉글랜드의 소설가, 각본가, 영화감독

앨릭스 갈랜드

アレックス・ガーランド

ガーランド, アレックス

亚力克斯·嘉兰

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