Island of the assassins: Cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's The beach
AffiliationUniversity College Chester
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AbstractThis article discusses the use of the cannabis, spectacle, and terror in Alex Garland's novel, The Beach. The author argues that Garland's novel is a most contemporary text, exposing disturbing contradictions in the West's current ideology and behavior.
CitationCritique: Studies in Contemporary Fiction, 2005, 46(4), pp. 369-381
PublisherTaylor & Francis
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SponsorsThis article was submitted to the RAE2008 for the University of Chester - English Language & Literature.