The Resource The islanders, Christopher Priest

The islanders, Christopher Priest

Label
The islanders
Title
The islanders
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Priest
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"The Islanders is a tale of murder, artistic rivalry and literary trickery; a chinese puzzle of a novel where nothing is quite what it seems; a narrator whose agenda is artful and subtle; a narrative that pulls you in and plays an elegant game with you. The Dream Archipelago is a vast network of islands. The names of the islands are different depending on who you talk to, their very locations seem to twist and shift. Some islands have been sculpted into vast musical instruments, others are home to lethal creatures, others the playground for high society. Hot winds blow across the archipelago and a war fought between two distant continents is played out across its waters. The Islanders serves both as an untrustworthy but enticing guide to the islands, an intriguing, multi-layered tale of a murder and the suspect legacy of its appealing but definitely untrustworthy narrator..."-- Publisher description
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • BSFA Award for Best Novel, 2011.
  • John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Science Fiction Novel, 2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10082216
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1943-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Priest, Christopher
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Islands
Label
The islanders, Christopher Priest
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
339 p.
Isbn
9780575070042
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780575070042
Label
The islanders, Christopher Priest
Publication
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
339 p.
Isbn
9780575070042
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780575070042

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