Zanzibar

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ISBN 9780571205172 Format Paperback
9780571205172
Paperback
Published 03/07/2003 Length 400 pages
400

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The year is 1998. Nick, a marine biologist, is working on coral reef protection off the idyllic island of Zanzibar. While on a trip to nearby Tanzania, he meets Miranda, who works in the US embassy there. They could be forgiven for thinking they are living in paradise - until they find themselves embroiled in a desperate terrorist conspiracy.

Giles Foden's gripping third novel draws on recent history to create a contemporary thriller of dazzling virtuosity.

Also available on Faber Penguin Audiobooks.

The year is 1998. Nick, a marine biologist, is working on coral reef protection off the idyllic island of Zanzibar. While on a trip to nearby Tanzania, he meets Miranda, who works in the US embassy there. They could be forgiven for thinking they are living in paradise - until they find themselves embroiled in a desperate terrorist conspiracy.Giles Foden's gripping third novel draws on recent history to create a contemporary thriller of dazzling virtuosity.Also available on Faber Penguin Audiobooks.
  • About Giles Foden

    Giles Foden was born in 1967 and spent his youth in Africa. Between 1990 and 2006 he worked as a journalist on the Times Literary Supplement and the Guardian. In 1998 he published The Last King of Scotland, which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was later made into a feature film. The author of three other novels and also a work of narrative non-fiction, he was appointed Professor of Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia in 2007. He lives in Norfolk.

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