The Beach Summary
Alex Garland

Everything you need to understand or teach The Beach by Alex Garland.

  • The Beach Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 The Beach Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

The Beach Summary

The Beach by Alex Garland is the story of a young British man who escapes his life through travel, largely funded by his family. The story is related by Richard through first person. Richard lands in Thailand and receives a map to a beach paradise through the kindness of a stranger, who soon thereafter commits suicide. Richard pairs up with a French couple and the three manage to follow the map...

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Lesson Plan

The Beach Lesson Plans contain 133 pages of teaching material, including: