One of the most vivid, gripping and chilling first novels of recent years, "The Republic of Trees" tells the story of Michael, Louis, Alex and Isobel, four children on the edge of adolescence, who run away to the forest to establish their own utopian community.
All seems well in the Republic of trees - until the sudden arrival of Joy.
Under her influence, their relationships grow more erotic and obsessive and the shadows of a nightmarish dystopia start to encroach on reality...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Faber & Faber
- Publication Date: 02/02/2006
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780571222940