The Resource Black Juice

Black Juice

Label
Black Juice
Title
Black Juice
Statement of responsibility
Margo Lanagan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
10 outstanding stories that delight, shock, intrigue, amuse and move the reader to tears with their dazzling imaginative reach, their dark humour, their subtlety, their humanity and depth of feeling.Black Juice is a book of breathtaking stories that defy boundaries. They are dazzling, ruthless, tender, fierce, unique - ten deeply moving stories from an exceptional author. 'A good short story, a really good one, is deceptively difficult to write. Which is why Black Juice is such an outstanding collection. Because every single story in it is, quite simply, perfect. That's what I said: perfect.' Outland, UK 'Black Juice is one of the most imaginative and attractive collections of short stories to appear in more than a decade.' The Weekend Australian 'Always moody, evocative and original, Black Juice is an intensely imaginative collection from an accomplished and distinctive author.' The Age 'These are stories that reward us long after they have been finished.' Sydney Morning Herald 'I want to hire a plane and write BLACK JUICE across the sky so that people will read these intense, rich, disturbing stories.' John Marsden 'This is an extraordinary book of short stories, surprising, breathtaking and beautiful by turn.' Booktrust, UK BLACK JUICE has been recognised in 17 awards internationally. Winner of 2 World Fantasy Awards in 2005 and a VIC Premier's literary award in 2004, BLACK JUICE has also been shortlisted for the NSW & the QLD Premier's literary awards
Summary
Provides glimpses of the dark side of civilization and the beauty of the human spirit through ten short stories that explore significant moments in people's lives, events leading to them, and their consequences
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • USBBY Outstanding International Book, 2006.
  • Victorian Premier's Literary Awards, Prize for Young Adult Fiction, 2004.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133058
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lanagan, Margo
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
900
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fantasy
  • Short Stories
  • Young Adult Fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Black Juice
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1dbabe2f-daa7-42e2-a165-a0d17ea18d05
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781741761115
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Black Juice
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:1dbabe2f-daa7-42e2-a165-a0d17ea18d05
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781741761115
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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