The Resource Petite Mort

Petite Mort

Label
Petite Mort
Title
Petite Mort
Statement of responsibility
Beatrice Hitchman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Shortlisted for the Polari First Book Prize 2014Mesdames et Messieurs, presenting La Petite Mort, or, A Little Death ...A silent film, destroyed in a fire in 1914 at the Path� studio, before it was seen even by its director.A lowly seamstress, who makes the costumes she should be wearing, but believes her talent - and the secret she keeps too - will soon get her a dressing room of her own.A famous - and dashing - creator of spectacular cinematic illusions, husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios. All fit together, like scenes in a movie. And as you will see, this plot has a twist we beg you not to disclose ..
Summary
Scandal, intoxication, and lies flourish in the silent film studios of Paris. A silent film destroyed in a fire in 1913 before it was seen even by its director. A lowly seamstress who makes the costumes she should be wearing but believes her talent, and the secret she keeps too, will get her a dressing room of her own. A beautiful house in Paris, with a curving staircase, a lake, and locked rooms. A famous - and dashing - creator of spectacular cinematic illusions, husband to a beautiful, volatile actress, the most adored icon of the Parisian studios. All fit together like scenes in a movie.
Writing style
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10381248
Cataloging source
BT
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1980-
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Hitchman, Beatrice
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
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  • Fiction
  • Literature
  • Travel
Target audience
adult
Label
Petite Mort
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f0943ca6-2ac3-47f6-afcb-0a38df29ae34
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781847658685
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Petite Mort
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:f0943ca6-2ac3-47f6-afcb-0a38df29ae34
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781847658685
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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