The Resource Amatka, Karin Tidbeck

Amatka, Karin Tidbeck

Label
Amatka
Title
Amatka
Statement of responsibility
Karin Tidbeck
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Vanja, a government worker, leaves her home city of Essre for the austere, wintry colony of Amatka on a research assignment. It takes some adjusting: people act differently in Amatka, and citizens are monitored for signs of subversion. Intending to stay just a short while, Vanja finds herself falling in love with her housemate, Nina, and decides to stick around. But when she stumbles on evidence of a growing threat to the colony and a cover-up by its administration, she begins an investigation that puts her at tremendous risk. In Karin Tidbeck's dystopic imagining, language has the power to shape reality. Unless objects, buildings, and the surrounding landscape are repeatedly named, and named properly, everything will fall apart. Trapped in the repressive colony, Vanja dreams of using language to break free, but her individualism may well threaten the very fabric of reality
Member of
Summary
A government worker on a research assignment in the colony of Amatka, where the citizens are monitored for signs of subversion, discovers a threat to the colony that is being covered up by its administration and begins a very risky investigation
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10565902
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1977-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tidbeck, Karin
Dewey number
839.738
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Language and languages
  • Dystopias
Target audience
adult
Label
Amatka, Karin Tidbeck
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Sweden : Mix Förlag, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781101973950
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Amatka, Karin Tidbeck
Publication
Note
Originally published: Sweden : Mix Förlag, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
216 pages
Isbn
9781101973950
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print

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