The Resource Lily and the octopus, Steven Rowley

Lily and the octopus, Steven Rowley

Label
Lily and the octopus
Title
Lily and the octopus
Statement of responsibility
Steven Rowley
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Intelligently written, finely observed and surprisingly moving, this is a book you'll find hard to put down' Graeme Simsion, author of The Rosie ProjectCompanions come in all shapes and sizes.Companionship lasts forever. Lily and the Octopus is a novel about finding that special someone to share your life with. For Ted Flask, that someone is Lily, and she happens to be a dog. This novel reminds us how to love fiercely, how difficult it can be to let go and how the fight for those we love is the greatest fight of all. Reminiscent of The Life of Pi and The Art of Racing in the Rain, with spins into magic realism and beautifully evoked universal truths of love, loyalty and loss, a hilariously sardonic and not altogether reliable narrator, and one unforgettable hound who simple wisdom will break your heart and put it back together again, Lily and the Octopus captures the search for meaning in death and introduces a dazzling new voice in fiction
Summary
A man is reminded of how it feels to love fiercely, to fight for a loved one, and to work through the pain of letting go as he becomes gradually aware of his devoted bond with his aging canine companion
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
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http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10492477
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Rowley, Steven
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS3618.O888
LC item number
L55 2016
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Authors
  • Dachshunds
  • Dogs
  • Dogs
  • Human-animal communication
Target audience
adult
Label
Lily and the octopus, Steven Rowley
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kdhzyg9
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn951008160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471155123
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kdhzyg9
Label
Lily and the octopus, Steven Rowley
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-kdhzyg9
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudocn951008160
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781471155123
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
kdhzyg9

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