The Resource Navigatio, Patrick Holland ; illustrations by Junko Azukawa

Navigatio, Patrick Holland ; illustrations by Junko Azukawa

Label
Navigatio
Title
Navigatio
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Holland ; illustrations by Junko Azukawa
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Navigatio tells the story of Saint Brendan of Clonfert, a sixth century monk and adventurer, and his legendary quest for the Isle of the Blessed via a gauntlet of monsters, devils, angels, prophets and beautiful maidens. Brendan's battles with the sea and the cosmos bear out what William Faulkner once called 'the human heart in conflict with itself'. This haunting parable of darkness and light, of temptation and belief, of voice and silence, is told with the utmost economy of words, making it a small masterpiece of compassionate perception
Summary
Navigatio tells the story of Saint Brendan of Clonfert, a sixth century monk and adventurer, and his legendary quest for the Isle of the Blessed via a gauntlet of monsters, devils, angels, prophets and beautiful maidens. Brendan's battles with the sea and the cosmos bear out what William Faulkner once called 'the human heart in conflict with itself'. This haunting parable of darkness and light, of temptation and belief, of voice and silence, is told with the utmost economy of words, making it a small masterpiece of compassionate perception
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10447332
Cataloging source
QRML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1976-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holland, Patrick
Dewey number
A823.4
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Azukawa, Junko
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brendan
  • Ocean travel
  • Christian saints
  • Biographical fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
Navigatio, Patrick Holland ; illustrations by Junko Azukawa
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9781921924774
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781921924774
Label
Navigatio, Patrick Holland ; illustrations by Junko Azukawa
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
217 pages
Isbn
9781921924774
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781921924774

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