The Resource The bone clocks, David Mitchell

The bone clocks, David Mitchell

Label
The bone clocks
Title
The bone clocks
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking
Summary
Beginning in 1984 and moving in linear fashion through the years before ending in the 2040s, this complex, layered novel interweaves several different narratives to tell the story of a secret war between those who would steal souls and those who try to stop them. But it's also the story of Holly Sykes, who belongs to neither of these groups but whose life is nevertheless bound up in them. An expansive, globe-trotting book that takes on themes of aging, youth, and death, The Bone Clocks also features characters who have appeared in author David Mitchell's other books and incorporates genres from absolute realism to heady fantasy. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • World Fantasy Award, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321790
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, David
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mystics
  • Cults
  • Coincidence
  • Mortality
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Large type books
  • Science fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The bone clocks, David Mitchell
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
825 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410476012
Label
The bone clocks, David Mitchell
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
825 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781410476012

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