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The Resource The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt

The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt

Label
The children's book : a novel
Title
The children's book
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
A.S. Byatt
Title variation
childrens book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A tale spanning the end of the Victorian era through World War I finds a famous children's book author taking in a runaway and exposing the boy to dark truths about her family's summer bacchanals at their rambling country house
  • When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces
Summary
A tale spanning the end of the Victorian era through World War I finds famous children's book author Olive Wellwood taking in a runaway and exposing the boy to dark truths about her family's summer bacchanals at their rambling country house
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
320512
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation location within source
  • August 01, 2009
  • July 01, 2009
  • June 15, 2009
  • June 08, 2009
Citation source
  • Library Journal
  • Booklist
  • Kirkus Reviews
  • Publishers Weekly
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Byatt, A. S.
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.Y2
LC item number
C48 2009
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Women authors
  • Children and adults
  • Runaway children
  • Country homes
  • Family secrets
  • World War, 1914-1918
Target audience
adult
Label
The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14058118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
675 pages
Isbn
9780307272096
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009016334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(PWmBRO)BRD2009016334
Label
The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 2009
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
14058118
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
675 pages
Isbn
9780307272096
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009016334
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(PWmBRO)BRD2009016334

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