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The Resource The bone clocks : a novel, David Mitchell

The bone clocks : a novel, David Mitchell

Label
The bone clocks : a novel
Title
The bone clocks
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A vast, intricate novel that weaves six narratives and spans from 1984 to the 2030s about a secret war between a cult of soul-decanters and a small group of vigilantes called the Night Shift who try to take them down. An up-all-night story that fluently mixes the super-natural, sci-fi, horror, social satire, and hearbreaking realism"--
Summary
Beginning in 1984 and moving in linear fashion through the years before ending in the 2040s, this complex, layered novel interweaves several different narratives to tell the story of a secret war between those who would steal souls and those who try to stop them. But it's also the story of Holly Sykes, who belongs to neither of these groups but whose life is nevertheless bound up in them. An expansive, globe-trotting book that takes on themes of aging, youth, and death, The Bone Clocks also features characters who have appeared in author David Mitchell's other books and incorporates genres from absolute realism to heady fantasy. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • World Fantasy Award, 2015.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321790
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.I785
LC item number
B66 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The bone clocks : a novel, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
879370677
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
624 pages
Isbn
9781400065677
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014008517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Label
The bone clocks : a novel, David Mitchell
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
879370677
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
624 pages
Isbn
9781400065677
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014008517
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.

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