Book Reviews of The Coma

The Coma
The Coma
Author: Alex Garland
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ISBN-13: 9781594480850
ISBN-10: 1594480850
Publication Date: 7/5/2005
Pages: 208
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

3.5 stars, based on 13 ratings
Publisher: Riverhead Trade
Book Type: Paperback
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This book was a great escape. It is a fast read, great for afternoon porch reading or boring day at work which is what I encountered.
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From the author of "The Beach." "A young man is brutally assaulted late at night on an Underground train by a gang of thugs. Beaten unconscious, he lies for days in a hospital bed--but appears to make a full recovery. On discharge from hospital, Carl picks up threads of his daily life, visiting friends, seeing his girlfriend--until he starts to notice strange leaps in his perception of time, distortions in his experience. Is he truly reacting with the outside world, or might he be terribly mistaken?"
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An interesting view on what it is like to be trapped inside of a coma. This book is a very quick read and provides new prespective.
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Very quick and interesting read that gives the reader a glimpse into a character's internal thoughts while in a coma. The hardcover edition also has several pages of striking artwork.
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Quick Easy read that takes a couple of hours and is best when read in one sitting.