The Islanders by Christopher Priest
The Islanders: Book summary and reviews of The Islanders by Christopher Priest
The Islanders Summary
A tale of murder, artistic rivalry, and literary trickery; a Chinese puzzle of a novel where nothing is quite what it seems; a narrator whose agenda is artful and subtle; a narrative that pulls you in and plays an elegant game with you.
The Islanders Reviews
"Starred Review. [W]onderfully fascinating, if occasionally frustrating, and entirely unforgettable." - Publishers Weekly
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Christopher Priest's novels have built him an inimitable dual reputation as a contemporary novelist and a leading figure in modern SF and fantasy. His novel The Prestige is unique in winning both a major literary prize, The James Tait Black Award, and a major genre prize, The World Fantasy Award. It was also made into a 2006 Academy Award-nominated film directed by Christopher Nolan. His other awards have included the Arthur C. Clarke Award and four Hugo nominations.
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