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The Resource Noonday : a novel, Pat Barker

Noonday : a novel, Pat Barker

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Noonday : a novel
Title
Noonday
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Pat Barker
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A new novel from the Booker Prize winning Pat Barker, author of the Regeneration Trilogy, that unforgettably portrays London during the Blitz (her first portrayal of World War II) and reconfirms her place in the very top rank of British novelists. London, the Blitz, Autumn 1940. As the bombs fall on the blacked-out city, ambulance driver Elinor Brooke races from bomb sites to hospitals trying to save the lives of injured survivors, working alongside former friend Kit Neville, while her husband Paul Tarrant works as an air-raide warden. Once fellow students at the Slade School of Fine Art before the First World War destroyed the hopes of their generation, they now find themselves caught in another war, this time at home. As the bombing intensifies, the constant risk of death makes all three reach out for quick consolation. And into their midst comes the spirit medium Bertha Mason, grotesque and unforgettable, whose ability to make contact with the deceased finds vastly increased demands as death rains down from the skies. Old loves and obsessions resurface until Elinor is brought face to face with an almost impossible choice. Completing the story of Elinor Brooke, Paul Tarrant and Kit Neville begun with Life Class and continued with Toby's Room, Noonday is both a stand-alone novel and the climax of a trilogy. Writing about the Second World War for the first time, Pat Barker brings the besieged and haunted city of London into electrifying life in her most powerful novel since the Regeneration trilogy"--
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Summary
An ambulance driver races through Blitz-torn London to save lives while reflecting on how the war has shattered the dreams and bonds of her generation, a situation that leads to confrontations with a profit-mongering spirit medium and an impossible choice
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10473016
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR6052.A6488
  • PR6052.A6488
LC item number
  • N66 2015
  • N66 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Life class novels (Pat Barker)
Series volume
0003
Target audience
adult
Label
Noonday : a novel, Pat Barker
Link
9780385537728.jpg
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Publication
Copyright
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
5779916
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780345806246
Lccn
2015032023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911171911
  • (OCoLC)911171911
Label
Noonday : a novel, Pat Barker
Link
9780385537728.jpg
Publication
Copyright
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
5779916
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First United States edition.
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9780345806246
Lccn
2015032023
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn911171911
  • (OCoLC)911171911

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