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The Resource Ancient light, John Banville

Ancient light, John Banville

Label
Ancient light
Title
Ancient light
Statement of responsibility
John Banville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Alexander Cleave, an actor who thinks his best days are behind him, remembers his first unlikely affair as a teenage boy in a small town in 1950s Ireland: the illicit meetings in a rundown cottage outside town; assignations in the back of his lover's car on sunny mornings and rain-soaked afternoons. And with these early memories comes something sharper and much darker - the more recent recollection of the actor's own daughter's suicide ten years before. Ancient Light is the story of a life rendered brilliantly vivid: the obsession and selfishness of young love and the terrifying shock of grief. It is a dazzling novel, funny, utterly pleasurable and devastatingly moving in the same moment.
Theme
Storyline
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Tone
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Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10145203
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banville, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6052.A57
LC item number
A53 2013
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
Series volume
0003
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Older men
  • Actors
  • Reminiscing in old age
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Memory
  • Large type books
Target audience
adult
Label
Ancient light, John Banville
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Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Picador, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21561975
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456403
Lccn
2012044214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)815758337
Label
Ancient light, John Banville
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Picador, 2012
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
21561975
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
417 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410456403
Lccn
2012044214
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
(OCoLC)815758337

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