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Station Eleven

April 11, 2017 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9781443434874
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Finalist for CBC Canada Reads 2023

Winner of the Toronto Book Award and the Arthur C. Clarke Award

Finalist for the National Book Award, the PEN/Faulkner Award, and the Sunburst Award

Longlisted for the Baileys Prize and for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

A New York Times and Globe and Mail bestseller

The international publishing sensation now available in paperback: an audacious, darkly glittering novel about art, fame and ambition, set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse

One snowy night, a famous Hollywood actor dies onstage during a production of King Lear. Hours later, the world as we know it begins to dissolve. Moving back and forth in time--from the actor's early days as a film star to fifteen years in the future, when a theatre troupe known as the Travelling Symphony roams the wasteland of what remains--this suspenseful, elegiac, spellbinding novel charts the strange twists of fate that connect five people: the actor, the man who tried to save him, the actor's first wife, his oldest friend and a young actress with the Travelling Symphony caught in the crosshairs of a dangerous self-proclaimed prophet. Sometimes terrifying, sometimes tender, Station Eleven tells a story about the relationships that sustain us, the ephemeral nature of fame and the beauty of the world as we know it.

About this Author

EMILY ST. JOHN MANDELis the author of six novels, most recentlySea of Tranquility.The Glass Hotelwas a finalist for the Scotiabank Giller Prize and was longlisted for the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.Station Elevenwas a finalist for a National Book Award and the PEN/Faulkner Award. It also won the 2015 Arthur C. Clarke Award, the Toronto Book Award and the Morning News Tournament of Books. Translated into thirty-four languages,Station Elevenwas made into an acclaimed limited TV series. Emily St. John Mandel lives in New York City with her husband and daughter.

ISBN: 9781443434874
Format: Trade paperback
Pages: 352
Publisher: HarperCollins
Published: 2017-04-11

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