Dawn breaks over Vancouver and n￼o one in the world has slept
the night before, or almost no one. A few people, perhaps one in
ten thousand, can still sleep, and they’ve all shared the same
As the days tick by, panic ensues and a bizarre new world order
arises in which those previously on the fringes of society take the
lead and packs of mute children haunt the streets.
Paul, a writer, continues to sleep while his partner Tanya
disintegrates before his eyes and the new world swallows the old
Published by Titan Books in 2015 into the North American market
to great critical and commercial success, the new UK edition of the
book will also contain Barnes’ celebrated essay for the popular
American news and culture website ‘The Daily Beast’: “My Cancer
Is As Strange As My Fiction,” a moving autobiographical account of
the overlap between the discovery of the author’s brain tumour
and the US publication of Nod.
9781783298228 | 4 th March 2016 | Paperback & eBook | £7.99 | 272pp