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The Resource The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt

The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt

Label
The children's book : a novel
Title
The children's book
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
A.S. Byatt
Title variation
childrens book
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Olive Wellwood's oldest son discovers a runaway named Philip sketching in the basement of the new Victoria and Albert Museum--a talented working-class boy who could be a character out of one of Olive's magical tales--she takes him into the storybook world of her family and friends--a world that conceals more treachery and darkness than Philip has ever imagined and that will soon be eclipsed by far greater forces
Summary
A tale spanning the end of the Victorian era through World War I finds famous children's book author Olive Wellwood taking in a runaway and exposing the boy to dark truths about her family's summer bacchanals at their rambling country house
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
  • James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction, 2009.
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320512
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.Y2
LC item number
C48 2009
Literary form
fiction
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Target audience
adult
Label
The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
5086433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
675 p.
Isbn
9780307272096
Lccn
2009016334
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn299707544
  • (OCoLC)299707544
Label
The children's book : a novel, A.S. Byatt
Publication
Control code
5086433
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
675 p.
Isbn
9780307272096
Lccn
2009016334
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn299707544
  • (OCoLC)299707544

Library Locations

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