The Resource Midwinter break, Bernard MacLaverty

Midwinter break, Bernard MacLaverty

Label
Midwinter break
Title
Midwinter break
Statement of responsibility
Bernard MacLaverty
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A retired couple, Gerry and Stella Gilmore, fly from their home in Scotland to Amsterdam for a long weekend. A holiday to refresh the senses, to do some sightseeing and generally to take stock of what remains of their lives. Their relationship seems safe, easy, familiar - but over the course of the four days we discover the deep uncertainties which exist between them. Gerry, once an architect, is forgetful and set in his ways. Stella is tired of his lifestyle, worried about their marriage and angry at his constant undermining of her religious faith. Things are not helped by memories which have begun to resurface of a troubled time in their native Ireland. As their midwinter break comes to an end, we understand how far apart they are - and can only watch as they struggle to save themselves. Bernard MacLaverty is a master storyteller, and Midwinter Break is the essential MacLaverty novel: accurate, compassionate observation, effortlessly elegant writing and a tender, intimate, heart-rending story - but it is also a profound examination of human love and how we live together, a chamber piece of real resonance and power
Cataloging source
MMI
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacLaverty, Bernard
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.A2474
LC item number
M53 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Marriage
Label
Midwinter break, Bernard MacLaverty
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-qdwk2z9
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Hardback
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1016155532
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473546714
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
qdwk2z9
Label
Midwinter break, Bernard MacLaverty
Link
http://ebook.3m.com/library/GCL-document_id-qdwk2z9
Publication
Note
Hardback
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
Cloudon1016155532
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781473546714
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
qdwk2z9

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