The Resource The Tyrant, (ebook)

The Tyrant, (ebook)

Label
The Tyrant
Title
The Tyrant
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A haunting work, reminiscent of Albert Camus, that portrays with exquisite psychological detail the emotional crisis in the life of Jean Calmet, a young Swiss schoolteacher. As we watch the father's cremation in the opening chapter, we sense that, even though his father's body has been reduced to ashes, his spirit survives to haunt Jean. His father's prodigious vitality and virility had crushed his family and ruined his son's childhood. Even after his father's death, Jean cannot be free. The parental ogre's actions continue to suck Jean into a vortex of despair. Jacques Chessex, a giant of Swiss literature, won the Grand Prix de la langue franƯcaise and was awarded the Grand Prix Jean Giono for his entire work. Bitter Lemon Press published his novels The Vampire of Ropraz and A Jew Must Die to high acclaim. He died in 2009 at age seventy-five
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Chessex, Jacques
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Sokolinsky, Martin
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  • Father and child
  • Fathers
Target audience
adult
Label
The Tyrant, (ebook)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781904738954
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860849
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860849
System control number
MWT11860849
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Tyrant, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781904738954
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11860849
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860849
System control number
MWT11860849
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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