Show simple item record Poster, Jeremy 2008-11-12T10:39:19Z 2008-11-12T10:39:19Z 2002-07-18
dc.identifier.citation Poster , J 2002 , Courting Shadows . Sceptre . en
dc.identifier.isbn 9780340822579
dc.identifier.isbn 9780340822586
dc.identifier.other PURE: 84167
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: eb41def2-f7f6-4e7e-bfcd-9cf7d3a21727
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1059
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dc.description Poster, Jeremy, Courting Shadows (Sceptre, 2003) RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract In the winter of 1881 John Stannard, a young architect, is in self-imposed exile in a remote English village, carrying out repairs to the parish church. Arrogant and insensitive to what he considers superstition and sentimental attachment to the past, he soon begins to inflict serious damage on the ancient building as well as on those with whom he comes into contact - most notably the beautiful ambitious young local girl Ann Rosewell. This is the mesmerising tale of a man who clings ferociously to his warped notion of civilised behaviour, unwilling to admit his need for love. Set in a vividly evoked landscape and taut with foreboding, Jem Poster's striking first novel pits reason against emotion, progress against preservation, and explores our capacity for invention and self-delusion - the stories we tell each other and the stories we tell ourselves. en
dc.format.extent 288 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Sceptre
dc.rights en
dc.title Courting Shadows en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/bookanthology/book en
dc.contributor.institution Department of English and Creative Writing en

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