The Resource Eyrie, Tim Winton

Eyrie, Tim Winton

Label
Eyrie
Title
Eyrie
Statement of responsibility
Tim Winton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eyrie tells the story of Tom Keely, a man who's lost his bearings in middle age and is now holed up in a flat at the top of a grim highrise, looking down on the world he's fallen out of love with. He's cut himself off, until one day he runs into some neighbours: a woman he used to know when they were kids, and her introverted young boy. The encounter shakes him up in a way that he doesn't understand. Despite himself, Keely lets them in. What follows is a heart-stopping, groundbreaking novel for our times, funny, confronting, exhilarating and haunting, populated by unforgettable characters. It asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing
Summary
<i>Eyrie</i> tells the story of Tom Keely, a man who's lost his bearings in middle age and is now holed up in a flat at the top of a grim highrise, looking down on the world he's fallen out of love with. He's cut himself off, until one day he runs into some neighbours: a woman he used to know when they were kids, and her introverted young boy. The encounter shakes him up in a way that he doesn't understand. Despite himself, Keely lets them in. What follows is a heart-stopping, groundbreaking novel for our times, funny, confronting, exhilarating and haunting, populated by unforgettable characters. It asks how, in an impossibly compromised world, we can ever hope to do the right thing
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Western Australian Premier's Book Awards, People's Choice, 2014.
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10259815
Cataloging source
ANL
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1960-
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Winton, Tim
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Recluses
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Australian fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Eyrie, Tim Winton
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
433 p.
Isbn
9781926428536
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781926428536
Label
Eyrie, Tim Winton
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
433 p.
Isbn
9781926428536
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781926428536

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