The Resource Melmoth, Sarah Perry

Melmoth, Sarah Perry

Label
Melmoth
Title
Melmoth
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Perry
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
20 years ago Helen Franklin did something she cannot forgive herself for, and she has spent every day since barricading herself against its memory. But her sheltered life is about to change. A strange manuscript has come into her possession. It is filled with testimonies from the darkest chapters of human history, which all record sightings of a tall, silent woman in black, with unblinking eyes and bleeding feet: Melmoth, the loneliest being in the world. Condemned to walk the Earth forever, she tries to beguile the guilty and lure them away for a lifetime wandering alongside her. Everyone that Melmoth seeks out must make a choice: to live with what they've done, or be led into the darkness. Helen can't stop reading, or shake the feeling that someone is watching her. As her past finally catches up with her, she too must choose which path to take
Summary
Helen, an English translator working in Prague, disregards an obscure local monster legend before a friend's disappearance reveals that Helen is being watched
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10732658
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1979-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perry, Sarah
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Women translators
Target audience
adult
Label
Melmoth, Sarah Perry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard print edition originally published: London: Serpent's Tail
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
000064422214
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781528845700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
LP4559
Specific material designation
large print
Label
Melmoth, Sarah Perry
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard print edition originally published: London: Serpent's Tail
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
000064422214
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
343 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781528845700
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Publisher number
LP4559
Specific material designation
large print

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