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The Resource The seed collectors, Scarlett Thomas

The seed collectors, Scarlett Thomas

Label
The seed collectors
Title
The seed collectors
Statement of responsibility
Scarlett Thomas
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment. Not that anyone has much time for enlightenment. Fleur, left behind at the crumbling Namaste House, must step into Oleander's role as guru to lost and lonely celebrities. Bryony wants to lose the weight she put on after her botanist parents disappeared, but can't stop drinking. And Charlie struggles to make sense of his life after losing the one woman he could truly love. A complex and fiercely contemporary tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors is the most important novel yet from one of the world's most daring and brilliant writers. As Henry James said of George Eliot's Middlemarch, The Seed Collectors is a 'treasurehouse of detail' revealing all that it means to be connected, to be part of a society, to be part of the universe and to be human. "--
Summary
Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment
Storyline
Tone
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10491146
Cataloging source
SALS
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Scarlett
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
genealogical tables
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Families
  • Pods (Botany)
  • Interpersonal relations
  • Secrecy
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Dysfunctional families
Target audience
general
Label
The seed collectors, Scarlett Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Canongate Books Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057561702
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781847679222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)954285048
Label
The seed collectors, Scarlett Thomas
Publication
Copyright
Note
First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Canongate Books Ltd
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057561702
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
374 pages
Isbn
9781847679222
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
genealogical tables
System control number
(OCoLC)954285048

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