The Resource Novel about my wife, Emily Perkins

Novel about my wife, Emily Perkins

Label
Novel about my wife
Title
Novel about my wife
Statement of responsibility
Emily Perkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tom Stone is madly in love with his wife Ann. Pushing forty and expecting their first child, they buy a semi-derelict house in Hackney. Despite their spiralling money troubles, they believe this is their settled future. But Ann becomes convinced she's being shadowed by a homeless man whose presence seems like a terrible omen. As their child grows, AnnÓs behaviour becomes increasingly erratic, feverish and disturbed. On the verge of losing everything, Tom makes a decision that he hopes will save their lives.Novel About My Wife is a taut, sensuous and chilling portrait of a marriage beset by paranoia and obsession
Summary
Feeling as if his life is coming together when he moves into his first house with his pregnant wife Ann, Tom becomes increasingly disturbed when Ann's nesting activities deteriorate into increasingly unstable behaviors
Theme
Award
  • Montana New Zealand Book Award for Fiction, 2009.
  • Montana Medal for Fiction or Poetry, 2009.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
272757
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Perkins, Emily
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pregnant women
  • Pregnancy
  • Psychological fiction
  • Hackney (London, England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Novel about my wife, Emily Perkins
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
20 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780747596509
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780747596509
Label
Novel about my wife, Emily Perkins
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
20 cm.
Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780747596509
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780747596509

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