The Coma, Paperback Book
3.5 out of 5 (3 ratings)


From the internationally-renowned author of The Beach, a gripping mystery and stylistic tour de force that delves into the subconscious mind, with brilliantly disturbing results. 'A strange compelling ride into that realm where nothing is what it seems - and where night never really wakes up.' Douglas Kennedy, The Times 'It's great story to read, but also a lovely visual object to possess.' Design Week 'Compelling and chilling ...his father's illustrations heighten the oddness.' Observer


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I read this in 2 and a half hours yesterday and I'm not an avid reader. I rarely finish books but this one got to me. I love Librarything cause I can now get valid recommendations and see what other's are reading. Someone recommended The Beach to me but it wasn't there at the bookstore so I picked this one up instead, and just kept reading and reading to finish. It wasn't that long but I felt like I was travelling with him through his unconscious, it was great!

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At the beginning I had a very hard time understanding what was going on, but then everything fell into place and I enjoyed this surprising book.

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Very easy read, I finished it in a 4 - hour shift at the bookstore where I work. I felt as if the book was leading to something, thats why I kept reading, however the ending felt unfinished. I hate novels that do not give you a clear ending, it almost feels like laziness on behalf of the author.

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