Show simple item record Poster, Jeremy 2008-11-12T10:39:19Z 2008-11-12T10:39:19Z 2003
dc.identifier.citation Poster , J 2003 , Courting Shadows . Sceptre . en
dc.identifier.isbn 0-340-82258-9
dc.identifier.other PURE: 84167
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: eb41def2-f7f6-4e7e-bfcd-9cf7d3a21727
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/1059
dc.description Poster, Jeremy, Courting Shadows (Sceptre, 2003) RAE2008 en
dc.description.abstract Poster effortlessly transports us back to the late 1880s. Here, John Stannard, a struggling, young, big-City architect (and the first-person narrator of the novel) presents us with a retrospective account of his brief time spent in a close-knit rural community. He accepts a commission to supervise the restoration of a small village church, but he badly miscalculates the culture-shock and other obstacles he faces. What follows is a psychological historical-thriller that combines sex, death and betrayal. This is an arresting tale of a man forced to question his values and admit his failures. It is a powerfully written and fascinating first novel that asks us to consider the process of story-telling itself; the ones we read and the ones we use to delude ourselves and others. 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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