The Resource Rapture : a novel, (ebook)

Rapture : a novel, (ebook)

Label
Rapture : a novel
Title
Rapture
Title remainder
a novel
Creator
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Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The draft dodger Laurence yearns to take control of his destiny. Having fled to the highlands, he asserts his independence by committing a string of robberies and murders. Then he happens upon Yulita, a beautiful young woman trapped in an intricately carved mahogany house. Laurence does not hesitate to take her as well. Determined to drape his young bride in jewels, he plots ever more daring heists. Yet when Laurence finds himself casting bombs alongside members of a revolutionary cell, he must again ask: is he a free man or a pawn of history? Rapture is a fast-paced adventure-romance and a literary treat of the highest order. The author, Iliazd, entertains, with a deceptively light hand, questions that James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Thomas Mann once faced. How does the individual balance freedom and necessity, love and death, creativity and sterility? What is the role of violence in human history and culture? How does language both comfort and fail us in our postwar, post-Christian world? Censored for decades in the Soviet Union, Rapture was a novel nearly lost to Russian and Western audiences. This English-language translation rescues Laurence's surreal journey from the oblivion he, too, faces as he as he tries to outrun fate
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Midwest
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1894-1975
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Iliazd
Dewey number
891.73/42
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1968-
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  • Kitson, Thomas J.
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Russian library
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  • Russian fiction
  • Russian literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Rapture : a novel, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231543293
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11874294
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11874294
System control number
MWT11874294
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Rapture : a novel, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780231543293
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT11874294
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11874294
System control number
MWT11874294
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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