The Resource Mothering Sunday : a romance, Graham Swift

Mothering Sunday : a romance, Graham Swift

Label
Mothering Sunday : a romance
Title
Mothering Sunday
Title remainder
a romance
Statement of responsibility
Graham Swift
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the Booker Award winner: a luminous, profoundly moving work of fiction that begins with an afternoon tryst in 1924 between a servant girl and the young man of the neighboring house, but then opens to reveal the whole life of a remarkable woman. Twenty-two-year-old Jane Fairchild, orphaned at birth, has worked as a maid at one English country estate since she was sixteen. And for almost all of those years she has been the secret lover to Paul Sheringham, the scion of the estate next door. On an unseasonably warm March afternoon, Jane and Paul will make love for the last time--though not, as Jane believes, because Paul is about to be married--and the events of the day will alter Jane's life forever. As the narrative moves back and forth from 1924 to the end of the century, what we know and understand about Jane--about the way she loves, thinks, feels, sees, remembers--deepens with every beautifully wrought moment. Her story is one of profound self-discovery and through her, Graham Swift has created an emotionally soaring and deeply affecting work of fiction"--
Summary
Sharing what she believes will be a last tryst with a longtime secret lover on the eve of his marriage, a woman reflects on the years they have spent together and her journey of self-discovery against a backdrop of 20th-century history
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Hawthornden Prize, 2017.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10482622
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swift, Graham
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.W47
LC item number
M68 2016eb
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Historical
  • Mothering Sunday
Target audience
adult
Label
Mothering Sunday : a romance, Graham Swift
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn946987151
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (177 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101947531
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
82866803-6544-493D-8CB0-CAC4C4A7AFBD
Label
Mothering Sunday : a romance, Graham Swift
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
ocn946987151
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (177 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781101947531
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
82866803-6544-493D-8CB0-CAC4C4A7AFBD

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