The Resource Sleep, Pale Sister, Joanne Harris, (ebook)

Sleep, Pale Sister, Joanne Harris, (ebook)

Label
Sleep, Pale Sister
Title
Sleep, Pale Sister
Statement of responsibility
Joanne Harris
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Before the sweet delight of Chocolat, before the heady concoction that is Blackberry Wine, and before the tart pleasures of Five Quarters of the Orange, bestselling author Joanne Harris wrote Sleep, Pale Sister -- a gothic tourde-force that recalls the powerfully dark sensibility of her novel Holy Fools. Originally published in 1994 -- and never before available in the United States -- Sleep, Pale Sister is a hypnotically atmospheric story set in nineteenth century London. When puritanical artist Henry Chester sees delicate child beauty Effie, he makes her his favorite model and, before long, his bride. But Henry, volatile and repressed, is in love with an ideal. Passive, docile, and asexual, the woman he projects onto Effie is far from the woman she really is. And when Effie begins to discover the murderous depths of Henry's hypocrisy, her latent passion will rise to the surface. Sleep, Pale Sister combines the ethereal beauty of a Pre-Raphaelite painting with a chilling high gothic tale and is a testament to Harris's brimming cornucopia of talents. This P. S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, including author interviews, recommended reading, and more
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Harris, Joanne
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Artists
  • Murder victims
  • Artists' models
  • Mothers and daughters
  • Prostitutes
  • Electronic books
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sleep, Pale Sister, Joanne Harris, (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
9780061843181
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11919127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11919127
System control number
MWT11919127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sleep, Pale Sister, Joanne Harris, (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
9780061843181
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11919127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11919127
System control number
MWT11919127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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