The Dreamers

The Dreamers

The eagerly awaited new novel from the author of The Age of Miracles.

Imagine a world where sleep could trap you, for days, for weeks, months ... A world where you could, even, die of sleep rather than in your sleep.

Karen Thompson Walker's second novel is stunning, the story of a Californian town's epidemic of perpetual sleep.

Praise for The Age of Miracles:
‘A beautifully observed coming-of-age tale in the great American tradition ... nimble, delicate and emotionally sophisticated’ Observer

Hauntingly believable ... an impressive and quietly terrifying book’ Sunday Times

'Karen Thompson Walker's debut novel is a stunner from the first page - an end-of-the-world, coming-of-age tale of quiet majesty. I loved this novel and can't wait to see what this remarkable writer will do next'  Justin Cronin, author of The Passage

'What a remarkable, beautifully wrought novel' Curtis Sittenfeld

'Brought to mind Alice Sebbold's The Lovely Bones' The Times

  • Scribner UK | 
  • 400 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781471173561 | 
  • February 2019
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Karen Thompson Walker
Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker

Karen Thompson Walker is a graduate of UCLA and the Columbia MFA program. A former book editor, she wrote The Age of Miracles in the mornings before work. Born and raised in San Diego, California, she now lives in Brooklyn with her husband.

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