The Wall. A Novel

TitleThe Wall. A Novel
Year for Search2019
AuthorsLanchester, John [Henry](b. 1962)
Date Published2019
PublisherW. W. Norton
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

Climate-change dystopia in which an island has completely surrounded itself by a wall to keep out the Others, those displaced by the effects of climate change. The novels protagonist is a young man enrolled as a Defender of the wall, and it follows his experiences and the doubts he had about what he was doing. 

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Author Note

The English author (b. 1962) was born in Germany, raised in Hong Kong, and educated and lives in England. 

Full Text

2019 Lanchester, John [Henry] (b. 1962). The Wall. A Novel. New York: W. W. Norton. Public

Climate-change dystopia in which an island has completely surrounded itself by a wall to keep out the Others, those displaced by the effects of climate change. The novels protagonist is a young man enrolled as a Defender of the wall, and it follows his experiences and the doubts he had about what he was doing. The English author was born in Germany, raised in Hong Kong, and educated and lives in England.