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Area X
The Southern Reach Trilogy

A near-future trilogy, here handsomely packaged in one volume, which has been my single most unexpected "find" of the year. The first book, Annihilation, found me intrigued, yet cautious. Imagine the unspeakable horror of John Carpenter's 1982 remake of The Thing. Authority, the second volume, was an absolute revelation. To me it recalled the institutional paranoia of 1975's classic political thriller Three Days of the Condor — and paranoia is always relevant! I have been savoring Book Three, Acceptance, for weeks, maybe longer, not wanting the ride to end. Bradbury, Matheson, Sturgeon, and too many others to mention here, are the godfathers of VanderMeer's melange of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Please read! —Recommended by Jeff, City Lights Books

Title Area X
Subtitle The Southern Reach Trilogy
Author Jeff VanderMeer
Publisher FSG Originals
Title First Published 18 November 2014
Format Hardcover
Nb of pages 595 p.
ISBN-10 0374261172
ISBN-13 9780374261177
Publication Date 18 November 2014
Main content page count 595
Weight 32 oz.

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