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The Resource Felix Culpa : a novel, Holly Pester

Felix Culpa : a novel, Holly Pester

Label
Felix Culpa : a novel
Title
Felix Culpa
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Holly Pester
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Whose stories deserve to be told? And whose words should do the telling? In Felix Culpa, Jeremy Gavron conjures up a work of extraordinary literary alchemy: a novel made out of lines taken from a hundred great works of literature. It follows a writer on the trail of a boy recently released from prison, who has been discovered dead in the cold north, frozen and alone. But in searching for the boy?s story, will he lose his own? Magical and moving, Felix Culpa is a living demonstration of how storytelling works, by sound and by rhythm, by elision and by omission, as well as by reference and by allusion. It asks what happens when we lose the narrative of our own life, and fall into someone else?s
Summary
Jeremy Gavron conjures up a work of extraordinary literary alchemy, a novel made out of lines taken from a hundred great works of literature. It follows a writer on the trail of a boy recently released from prison, who has been discovered dead in the cold north, frozen and alone. But in searching for the boy's story, will he lose his own?
Theme
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10661397
Cataloging source
VYML
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1961-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gavron, Jeremy
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Literature, Experimental
  • Murder
Target audience
adult
Label
Felix Culpa : a novel, Holly Pester
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061572088
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781925322620
Isbn Type
(Australian edition)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1040270994
Label
Felix Culpa : a novel, Holly Pester
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000061572088
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
199 pages
Isbn
9781925322620
Isbn Type
(Australian edition)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1040270994

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