The Resource Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak

Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak

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Swallowing mercury
Title
Swallowing mercury
Statement of responsibility
Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak
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Author
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Wiola lives in a close-knit agricultural community. Wiola has a black cat called Blackie. Wiola's father was a deserter but now he is a taxidermist. Wiola's mother tells her that killing spiders brings on storms. Wiola must never enter the seamstress's 'secret' room. Wiola collects matchbox labels. Wiola is a good Catholic girl brought up with fables and nurtured on superstition. Wiola lives in a Poland that is both very recent and lost in time. Swallowing Mercury is about the ordinary passing of years filled with extraordinary days. In vivid prose filled with texture, colour and sound, it describes the adult world encroaching on the child's. From childhood to adolescence, Wiola dances to the strange music of her own imagination." --Publisher's website
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Greg, Wioletta
Dewey number
891.8538
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the Polish
Literary form
fiction
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Marciniak, Eliza
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  • Interpersonal relations
  • Girls
  • Poland
Label
Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak
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Publication
Note
Originally published in Polish as Guguly in 2014 by Wydawnictwo Czarne
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
146 pages
Isbn
9781846276071
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Swallowing mercury, Wioletta Greg ; translated from the Polish by Eliza Marciniak
Publication
Note
Originally published in Polish as Guguly in 2014 by Wydawnictwo Czarne
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
146 pages
Isbn
9781846276071
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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