The Resource The bloodstone papers, Glen Duncan, (ebook)

The bloodstone papers, Glen Duncan, (ebook)

Label
The bloodstone papers
Title
The bloodstone papers
Statement of responsibility
Glen Duncan
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Switching seamlessly between the chaos and bloodshed of 1940s India and the multicultural m<U+00da>lange of twenty-first-century Britain, Glen Duncan's sublime new novel finds love in both. Ross Monroe is a boxing railwayman with a weakness for get-rich-quick schemes. Kate Lyle is a headstrong young woman desperate to escape a sexually predatory household. Both are Anglo-Indians, members of a race that helped turn the wheels of Empire for years. But Empire days are numbered, and as India sheds its colonial skin, the young lovers must face their own tryst with destiny. In twenty-first-century England, Owen Monroe is writing this story of his parents' lives in an effort to avoid the problems in his own: lost love, relentless libido, dreams of death, and a world full of headlines he can't understand and doesn't want to. But keeping past and present apart isn't as easy as it seems, and before long Owen is deep in the one story he never wanted to tell.... Epic in its scope yet never losing sight of the telling, gorgeous detail, The Bloodstone Papers is an extraordinarily rich and beautiful read that manages to ask the big questions without fuss and to accept that the big answers aren't always what we want to hear
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Duncan, Glen
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
PerformerNote
Read by: Nigel Graham
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  • Graham, Nigel
  • hoopla digital
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  • Nineteen forties
  • Boxers (Sports)
  • Indic fiction (English
  • Fathers and sons
  • Novelists
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The bloodstone papers, Glen Duncan, (ebook)
Link
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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
9780061876127
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11918767
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11918767
System control number
MWT11918767
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The bloodstone papers, Glen Duncan, (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
9780061876127
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11918767
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11918767
System control number
MWT11918767
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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