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The Resource Mrs. Osmond : a novel, John Banville

Mrs. Osmond : a novel, John Banville

Label
Mrs. Osmond : a novel
Title
Mrs. Osmond
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
John Banville
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
John Banville's novel Mrs. Osmond extends the story of Isabel Archer, the heroine of Henry James's The Portrait of a Lady. Isabel Archer is a young American woman, swept off to Europe in the late nineteenth century by an aunt who hopes to round out the impetuous but naive girl's experience of the world. When Isabel comes into a large, unexpected inheritance, she is finagled into a marriage with the charming, penniless, and--as Isabel finds out too late--cruel and deceitful Gilbert Osmond, whose connection to a certain Madame Merle is suspiciously intimate. On a trip to England to visit her cousin Ralph Touchett on his deathbed, Isabel is offered a chance to free herself from the marriage, but nonetheless chooses to return to Italy. Mrs. Osmond takes up James's story at this point and follows a narrative of its own, enhanced by layers of emotional and psychological intensity and subtle, dark humor
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2017
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10600590
Cataloging source
DLC
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Banville, John
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1843-1916
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James, Henry
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True
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  • Archer, Isabel (Fictitious character)
  • Young women
  • Americans
  • Inheritance and succession
  • Married people
  • Triangles (Interpersonal relations)
Target audience
general
Label
Mrs. Osmond : a novel, John Banville
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780451493422
Lccn
2017027401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)986816495
Label
Mrs. Osmond : a novel, John Banville
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
369 pages
Isbn
9780451493422
Lccn
2017027401
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)986816495

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