The Resource Bleaker house : chasing my novel to the end of the world, [written and] read by Nell Stevens

Bleaker house : chasing my novel to the end of the world, [written and] read by Nell Stevens

Label
Bleaker house : chasing my novel to the end of the world
Title
Bleaker house
Title remainder
chasing my novel to the end of the world
Statement of responsibility
[written and] read by Nell Stevens
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Nell Stevens was given the opportunity to spend three months in a location of her choice in order to write her novel, she was determined to rid herself of all distractions. So Nell decided to travel to Bleaker Island (official population: two) in the Falklands where she would write 2,500 words a day. But Bleaker House is not that novel. Instead this is a book about a young woman realising that the way to writing fiction doesn't necessarily lie in total solitude and a clear plan. Nor does it lie in a daily ration of 1085 calories, no means of contacting the outside world and a slow descent towards something that feels worryingly like madness. Hilariously funny, painfully honest and beautifully observed, Bleaker House is part memoir, part travelogue, part story collection. It is an exploration of the narrow spaces between real life and fiction and, in the end, a book about failing to write a novel, but finally becoming a writer
Cataloging source
VALP
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1985-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stevens, Nell
Dewey number
823.92
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by the author
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Macmillan Audio (Firm)
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stevens, Nell
  • Authors, English
  • Fiction
  • Falkland Islands
Target audience
adult
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Bleaker house : chasing my novel to the end of the world, [written and] read by Nell Stevens
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060620380
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (CD) (7 hr., 18 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509880584
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Bleaker house : chasing my novel to the end of the world, [written and] read by Nell Stevens
Publication
Copyright
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
000060620380
Dimensions
12 cm ; in container.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
6 audio discs (CD) (7 hr., 18 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781509880584
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • s
Other physical details
digital, stereo
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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