The Wall

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Kavanagh begins his life patrolling the Wall. If he’s lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has two years of this, 729 more nights. The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and never has to spend another day of his life anywhere near it. He longs for this to be over; longs to be somewhere else. He will soon find out what Defenders do and who the Others are. Along with the rest of his squad, he will endure cold and fear day after day, night after night. But somewhere, in the dark cave of his mind, he thinks: wouldn’t it be interesting if something did happen, if they came, if you had to fight for your life?

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* A Financial Times and Evening Standard Book of the Year *

* LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019 *

* SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL FICTION 2020 *

‘Masterly . . . A signal achievement . . . Remarkable.’ Guardian

‘A 1984 for our times.’ Daily Express

Kavanagh begins his time patrolling the Wall.

If he’s lucky, if nothing goes wrong, he only has to do two years of this. 729 more nights.

The best thing that can happen is that he survives and gets off the Wall and will never have to spend another day of his life anywhere near it.

But what if something did happen – if the Others came, if he had to fight for his life?

Thrilling and heartbreaking, The Wall is about a troubled world you will recognise as your own – and about what might be found when all is lost.

The Wall was longlisted for the Booker Prize in July 2019.

Additional information

Weight 0.229 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 1.7 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

276

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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