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The wardrobe mistress, Patrick McGrath

Label
The wardrobe mistress
Title
The wardrobe mistress
Statement of responsibility
Patrick McGrath
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
January 1947. London is in ruins, there's nothing to eat, and it's the coldest winter in living memory. To make matters worse, Charlie Grice, one of the great stage actors of the day, has suddenly died. His widow Joan, the wardrobe mistress, is beside herself with grief. Then one night she discovers Gricey's secret. Plunged into a dark new world, Joan realises that though fascism might hide, it never dies. Her war isn't over after all
Summary
January 1947. London is in ruins, there's nothing to eat, and it's the coldest winter in living memory. To make matters worse, Charlie Grice, one of the great stage actors of the day, has suddenly died. His widow Joan, the wardrobe mistress, is beside herself with grief. Then one night she discovers her late husband's secret. Plunged into a dark new world, Joan realises that though fascism might hide, it never dies. Her war isn't over after all.
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
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10652386
Cataloging source
NWPL
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1950-
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McGrath, Patrick
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Fascism
  • Widows
  • Actors
  • Theater
  • Actors
  • Grief
  • Death
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The wardrobe mistress, Patrick McGrath
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
000060707659
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781786330581
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)971032538
Label
The wardrobe mistress, Patrick McGrath
Publication
Copyright
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
000060707659
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
314 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781786330581
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)971032538

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