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The Resource Mr Chartwell, Rebecca Hunt

Mr Chartwell, Rebecca Hunt

Label
Mr Chartwell
Title
Mr Chartwell
Statement of responsibility
Rebecca Hunt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mr Chartwell is a huge, black dog. In this original, moving, funny and exuberant novel, Rebecca Hunt explores how two unlikely lives collide as Mr Chartwell's motives are revealed to be far darker and deeper than they seem.
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Hunt, Rebecca
Dewey number
  • 823.92
  • 823.9'2
  • 823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6108.U585
Literary form
novels
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  • Churchill, Winston
  • Single women
Summary expansion
Mr Chartwell by Rebecca Hunt was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards New Writer of the Year.July, 1964. At home in Kent Winston Churchill wakes to a visitor: someone he hasn't seen for a while, a dark, mute bulk, watching him. It's Mr Chartwell.In Battersea, Esther Hammerhans, young, vulnerable and alone, answers the door to her new lodger. Through the glass she sees a vast silhouette. It's Mr Chartwell.Mr Chartwell is a large, black dog.He is charismatic and dangerously seductive, but as their lives are slowly drawn together, can Esther and Winston withstand his strange, powerful charms and strong hold? For Mr Chartwell's motives are far darker and deeper than they seem.'Charming, funny, moving, finely crafted and engagingly evocative' Independent'Charming, original, rewarding, entertaining' Financial Times'Brilliantly original and thought-provoking. Hunt tackles a serious topic with humour and intelligence' Sunday ExpressRebecca Hunt graduated from Central Saint Martins College with a first class honours degree in fine art. She lives and works in London. Her first novel, Mr Chartwell, was longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and shortlisted for the Galaxy National Book Awards New Writer of the Year
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Mr Chartwell, Rebecca Hunt
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Fig Tree, 2010
Control code
BDZ0011425661
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780141049878
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Mr Chartwell, Rebecca Hunt
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Fig Tree, 2010
Control code
BDZ0011425661
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
216 p.
Isbn
9780141049878
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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