The Resource Demi-Gods

Demi-Gods

Label
Demi-Gods
Title
Demi-Gods
Statement of responsibility
Eliza Robertson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Disturbingly good ... Elena Ferrante-esque' Metro'Comparable to The Secret History ... A new and important author' Financial Times'Her skill as a writer is beyond question' Sunday TimesIt is 1950, and Willa's mother has a new beau. The arrival of his blue-eyed, sun-kissed sons at Willa's summer home signals the end of her childhood. As her entrancing older sister Joan pairs off with Kenneth, nine-year-old Willa is drawn to his solitary younger brother, Patrick. As they grow up Willa is swept up in Patrick's wicked games and their encounters become charged with sexuality and degradation. But when Willa finally tries to reassert her power, an act of desperation has devastating results
Summary
It is 1950, and nine-year-old Willa’s sheltered childhood is about to come to an end when her two new stepbrothers arrive at her family’s summer home in British Columbia. As Willa’s older sister pairs off with the older of these boys, Willa finds herself alone in the off-kilter company of the younger, Patrick. When, one afternoon, Patrick lures Willa into a dilapidated rowboat, Willa embarks upon an increasingly damaging relationship with Patrick, one that will forever reconfigure her understanding of herself and her place in a menacing, male-dominated world
Pace
Tone
Character
Award
  • Quebec Writers' Federation Literary Awards, Hugh MacLennan Prize for Fiction, 2018.
  • Loan Stars Favourites, 2017
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10596506
Cataloging source
NOV
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Robertson, Eliza
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Demi-Gods
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e61574fc-22e7-48ba-8c3d-eeb8faef08ce
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781408890394
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Demi-Gods
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:e61574fc-22e7-48ba-8c3d-eeb8faef08ce
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781408890394
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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