A young man is attacked on a train late one night and knocked unconscious. Tom Goodman-Hill reads Alex Garland's novel.
A young man, Carl, is beaten up on a train late one night. As he falls into a coma, we travel with him on his journey through the bizarre world of his subconscious as he struggles to wake up.
Tom Goodman-Hill reads Alex Garland's surreal fantasy exploring the lucid, but powerless workings of the mind of a coma patient. This surreal fantasy play tricks on both the story's protagonist and the listener.
Alex Garland is the bestselling author of cult classic, The Beach. He also wrote the screenplay for the zombie hit, 28 Days Later, plus Sunshine, Never Let Me Go and Dredd.
Producer: Gemma Jenkins
Made for BBC 7 and first broadcast in 2004.
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