The Resource The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories, Hilary Mantel

The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories, Hilary Mantel

Label
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories
Title
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Mantel
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From one of Britain's most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary short stories that demonstrate what modern England has becomeIn The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display.Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers. "--
  • "In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display. Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers"--
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DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6063.A438
LC item number
A6 2014
Literary form
short stories
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories, Hilary Mantel
Label
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories, Hilary Mantel
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http://www.netread.com/jcusers2/bk1388/103/9781627792103/image/lgcover.9781627792103.jpg
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"A John Macrae book."
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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
Contents
  • Sorry to Disturb -- Comma -- Winter Break -- Harley Street -- Offences Against the Person -- How Shall I Know You? -- The Heart Fails Without Warning -- Terminus -- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
  • Sorry to Disturb -- Comma -- The Long QT -- Winter Break -- Harley Street -- Offences Against the Person -- How Shall I Know You? -- The Heart Fails Without Warning -- Terminus -- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
  • "Twice winner of The Man Booker Prize".- cover. -Sorry to Disturb -- Comma -- Winter Break -- Harley Street -- Offences Against the Person -- How Shall I Know You? -- The Heart Fails Without Warning -- Terminus -- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher. -"In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display. Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers"--
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25 cm
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Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
242 pages
Isbn
9781627792103
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2014015900
Media category
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Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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  • (Sirsi) i9781627792103
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