The Resource The absolutist, John Boyne

The absolutist, John Boyne

Label
The absolutist
Title
The absolutist
Statement of responsibility
John Boyne
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel that examines the events of the Great War from the perspective of two young soldiers, both struggling with the complexity of their emotions and the confusion of their friendship
Cataloging source
NAML
Dewey number
823.92
Literary form
novels
Target audience
adult
The absolutist, John Boyne
Label
The absolutist, John Boyne
Publication
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
It's September 1919: 20 year-old Tristan Sadler takes a train from London to Norwich to deliver some letters to Marian Bancroft. Tristan fought alongside Marian's brother Will during the Great War but in 1917, Will laid down his guns on the battlefield, declared himself a conscientious objector and was shot as a traitor, an act which has brought shame and dishonour on the Bancroft family. But the letters are not the real reason for Tristan's visit. He holds a secret deep in his soul. One that he is desperate to unburden himself of to Marian, if he can only find the courage. As they stroll through the streets of a city still coming to terms with the end of the war, he recalls his friendship with Will, from the training ground at Aldershot to the trenches of Northern France, and speaks of how the intensity of their friendship brought him from brief moments of happiness and self-discovery to long periods of despair and pain. The Absolutist is a novel that examines the events of the Great War from the perspective of two young privates, both struggling with the complexity of their emotions and the confusion of their friendship
Control code
558578
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
309 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780385616058
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP558578
  • 13690872
  • (OCoLC)726728280
  • (AuCNLKIN)000047007031
  • (OCoLC)698332289
  • (Nz)13690872

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