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The Resource Fabulous, Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Fabulous, Lucy Hughes-Hallett

Label
Fabulous
Title
Fabulous
Statement of responsibility
Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Each of these startlingly original stories is set in modern Britain. Their characters include a people-trafficking gang-master and a prostitute, a migrant worker and a cocksure estate agent, an elderly musician doubly befuddled by dementia and the death of his wife, a pest-controller suspected of paedophilia and a librarian so well-behaved that her parents wonder anxiously whether she'll ever find love. They're ordinary people, preoccupied, as we all are now, by the deficiencies of the health service, by criminal gangs and other ills. All of their stories, though, are inspired by ones drawn from Graeco-Roman myth, from the Bible or from folk-lore. These witty fables, elegantly written and full of sharp-eyed observation of modern life, are also visionary explorations of potent mysteries and strange passions, charged with the hallucinatory beauty and horror of their originals.'--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
YDX
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1951-
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Hughes-Hallett, Lucy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fables
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Folklore
  • Bible stories
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Great Britain
Label
Fabulous, Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Orpheus -- Actæon -- Psyche -- Pasiphae -- Joseph -- Mary Magdalen -- Tristan -- Piper -- The fables
Control code
000065447256
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780008334857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1059542864
Label
Fabulous, Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Orpheus -- Actæon -- Psyche -- Pasiphae -- Joseph -- Mary Magdalen -- Tristan -- Piper -- The fables
Control code
000065447256
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
205 pages
Isbn
9780008334857
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1059542864

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