The Resource Ransom, David Malouf

Ransom, David Malouf

Label
Ransom
Title
Ransom
Statement of responsibility
David Malouf
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells Homer's Iliad. Focusing on the unbreakable bonds between men, Priam and Hector, Patroclus and Achilles, Priam and the cart-driver hired to retrieve Hector's body. Pride, grief, brutality, love and neighbourliness are explored. And, this retelling has a few surprises
Awards note
  • Australian Literature Society Gold Medal, winner, 2010.
  • Adelaide Writers' Festival Award for Literature, 2010.
Cataloging source
ANL
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1934-
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Malouf, David
Dewey number
A823.3
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Location of other archival material
ANU Archives.
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Brissenden collection
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  • Homer
  • Homer
  • Achilles
  • Priam
  • Priam (Greek mythology)
  • Fathers and sons
  • Friendship
  • Bereavement
  • Trojan War
  • Hector (Legendary character)
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Men
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Greece
  • Troy (Extinct city)
Target audience
adult
Label
Ransom, David Malouf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
" ... David Malouf revisits Honer's Iliad ... 'Ransom' reflects upon the bonds that exist between man - between fathers and sons, dear friends and bitter enemies." -- Book jacket
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
000043689648
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Governing access note
Fisher Library Rare Books and Special Collections materials require a minimum of two business days advance notice for bookings. Access terms for some items may be restricted due to their rarity, value or physical condition.
Isbn
9781741668377
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009397761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)298705358
Label
Ransom, David Malouf
Publication
Note
" ... David Malouf revisits Honer's Iliad ... 'Ransom' reflects upon the bonds that exist between man - between fathers and sons, dear friends and bitter enemies." -- Book jacket
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
000043689648
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
224 pages
Governing access note
Fisher Library Rare Books and Special Collections materials require a minimum of two business days advance notice for bookings. Access terms for some items may be restricted due to their rarity, value or physical condition.
Isbn
9781741668377
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2009397761
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)298705358

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