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The Resource The book collector, Alice Thompson

The book collector, Alice Thompson

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The book collector
Title
The book collector
Statement of responsibility
Alice Thompson
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Alice Thompson's new novel is a Gothic story of book collecting, mutilation and madness. Violet is obsessed with the books of fairy tales her husband acquires, but her growing delusions see her confined in an asylum. As she recovers and is realead a terrifying series of events is unleashed
Biographical or historical data
Alice Thompson was born and brought up in Edinburgh. She was the former keyboard player with post-punk eighties band, The Woodentops and joint winner with Graham Swift of The James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction for her first novel, Justine. Her second novel, Pandora's Box, was shortlisted for The Stakis Prize for Scottish Writer of the Year. Her other novels are Pharos, The Falconer and most recently Burnt Island. Alice is a past winner of a Creative Scotland Award. She is now lecturer in Creative Writing at Edinburgh University.
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Thompson, Alice
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Literary form
novels
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Target audience
general
Label
The book collector, Alice Thompson
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
9781784630430
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9781784630430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The book collector, Alice Thompson
Publication
Control code
9781784630430
Dimensions
20x13x1 cm.
Extent
176 p.
Isbn
9781784630430
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
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