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An uncertain grace, Krissy Kneen

Label
An uncertain grace
Title
An uncertain grace
Statement of responsibility
Krissy Kneen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Sometime in the near future, university lecturer Caspar receives a gift from a former student called Liv- a memory stick containing a virtual narrative. Hooked up to a virtual reality bodysuit, he becomes immersed in the experience of their past sexual relationship. But this time it is her experience. What was for him an erotic interlude, resonant with the thrill of seduction, was very different for her - and when he has lived it, he will understand how. Latera a convicted paedophile recruited to Liv's experiment in collective consciousness discovers a way to escape from his own desolation. A synthetic boy, designed by Liv's team to 'love' men who desire adolescents, begins to question the terms of his existence. L, in transition to a state beyond gender, befriends Liv, in transition to a state beyond age. Liv herself has finally transcended the corporeal - but there is still the problem of love. An Uncertain Grace is a novel in five parts by one of Australia's most inventive and provocative writers. Moving, thoughtful, sometimes playful, it is about whom we are - our best and worst selves, our innermost selves - and who we might become
Summary
Sometime in the near future, university lecturer Caspar receives a gift from a former student called Liv- a memory stick containing a virtual narrative. Hooked up to a virtual reality bodysuit, he becomes immersed in the experience of their past sexual relationship. But this time it is her experience. What was for him an erotic interlude, resonant with the thrill of seduction, was very different for her - and when he has lived it, he will understand how. Later a a convicted paedophile recruited to Liv's experiment in collective consciousness discovers a way to escape from his own desolation. A synthetic boy, designed by Liv's team to 'love' men who desire adolescents, begins to question the terms of his existence. L, in transition to a state beyond gender, befriends Liv, in transition to a state beyond age. Liv herself has finally transcended the corporeal - but there is still the problem of love
Theme
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10639760
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kneen, Krissy
Dewey number
823.4
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Australians
  • Australians
  • Lecturers
  • Teacher-student relationships
  • Child molesters
  • Sex
  • Interpersonal relations
  • National characteristics, Australian
Target audience
adult
Label
An uncertain grace, Krissy Kneen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With each new book, I find myself hoping that readers will finally discover her quirky, sexy and incredibly beautiful writing"-- Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058985039
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781925355987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)963745478
Label
An uncertain grace, Krissy Kneen
Publication
Copyright
Note
"With each new book, I find myself hoping that readers will finally discover her quirky, sexy and incredibly beautiful writing"-- Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000058985039
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781925355987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)963745478

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