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The Wall

A Novel

John Lanchester

Ravaged by the Change, an island nation in a time very like our own has built the Wall―an enormous concrete barrier around its entire coastline. Joseph Kavanagh, a new Defender, has one task: to protect his section of the Wall from the Others, the desperate souls who are trapped amid the rising seas outside and are a constant threat. Failure will r...
Publish Date
March 17
First Published in 2019
Goodreads rating
Dec 19, 2019
My 5 Favorite Books of 2019. Thanks to David Szalay, @elliotackerman, John Lancaster, @jiatolentino and @donwinslow. Your books have stayed with me long after I put them down. Thanks to GFOPs who have supported every writer in 2019. Let us know what we should read in year ahead🙌      source