The Resource Oh dear Silvia, Dawn French

Oh dear Silvia, Dawn French

Label
Oh dear Silvia
Title
Oh dear Silvia
Statement of responsibility
Dawn French
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Who is in Coma Suite Number 5? A matchless lover? A supreme egotist? A selfless martyr? A bad mother? A cherished sister? A selfish wife? All of these. For this is Silvia Shute, who has always done exactly what she wants, until now, when her life suddenly, shockingly stops. Her past holds a terrible secret, and now that she is unconscious in a hospital bed, her constant stream of visitors are set to uncover the mystery of her broken life. Meanwhile she must lie there, victim of the beloveds, the borings, the babblings and the plain bonkers. Like it or not, the truth is about to pay Silvia a visit. Again, and again and again..
Summary
Hiding a dark and terrible secret, Silvia Shute, lying unconscious in a hospital bed after falling from a balcony, is plagued by a vast array of visitors, in this compelling novel, told through multiple narrative voices, that slowly and artfully reveals the events and circumstances that led to her coma
Theme
Storyline
Tone
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10182738
Cataloging source
BT
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French, Dawn
Dewey number
813
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Secrets
  • Families
  • Coma
Target audience
adult
Label
Oh dear Silvia, Dawn French
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000050090078
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
340 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780718156077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Oh dear Silvia, Dawn French
Publication
Control code
000050090078
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
340 p.
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9780718156077
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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