The Resource Far north, Marcel Theroux, (text large print)

Far north, Marcel Theroux, (text large print)

Label
Far north
Title
Far north
Statement of responsibility
Marcel Theroux
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Every day I buckle on my guns and go out to patrol this dingy city. Out on the far northern border of a failed state, Makepeace patrols the ruins of a dying city and tries to keep its unruly inhabitants in check. Into this cold, isolated world comes evidence that life is flourishing elsewhere - a refugee from the vast emptiness of forest, whose existence inspires Makepeace to take to the road to reconnect with human society. What Makepeace finds is a world unravelling, stockaded villages enforcing a rough and uncertain justice, mysterious slave camps labouring to harness the little understood technologies of a vanished civilization. But Makepeace's journey also leads to unexpected human contact, tenderness, and the dark secrets behind this frozen world. "Far North" leads the reader on a quest through an unforgettable arctic landscape, from humanity's origins to its likely end. Bleak, haunting, spare - and yet ultimately hopeful, the novel is suffused with an ecstatic awareness of the world's fragility and beauty, and its unexpected ability to recover from our worst trespasses
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Far north, Marcel Theroux, (text large print)
Label
Far north, Marcel Theroux, (text large print)
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Faber, 2009
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
540577
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
395 pages
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781444801781
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP540577
  • 13229243
  • (OCoLC)520753841

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