The Resource Phone, Will Self

Phone, Will Self

Label
Phone
Title
Phone
Statement of responsibility
Will Self
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Published to rave reviews in the United Kingdom, Phone tells the story of two men: Zack Busner and Jonathan De'Ath. Busner is a psychiatrist who has made his name through his unorthodox treatment of psychological damage, such as giving the controversial drug L-DOPA to patients ravaged by encephalitis, or administering LSD to World War II PTSD-sufferers. But now Busner's own mind is fraying: Alzheimer's is shredding his memory and his newest possession is a shiny smartphone given to him by his introverted grandson Ben. Meanwhile, Jonathan De'Ath, aka "the Butcher," is an MI6 man who remains a mystery even to those closest to him, be it his washed-up old university lecturer father, his jumbling-bumbling mother, his hippy-dippy brothers, his spooky colleagues or multitudinous lovers. All of De'Ath's acquaintances apply the "Butcher" epithet to him, and perhaps there is only one person who thinks of him with tenderness, a man he keeps top secret, encrypted in the databanks of his steely mind: Colonel Gawain Thomas, husband, father, highly-trained tank commander, and Jonathan De'Ath's long-time lover. As Busner's mind totters and Jonathan and Gawain's affair teeters, they come to face the interconnectedness of all lives, online and off, while an irritating phone continues to ring... ring... ring..."
Storyline
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Publisher marketing
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10616341
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Self, Will
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.E3654
LC item number
P46 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Self, Will
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Cell phones
  • Alzheimer's disease
  • Psychiatrists
  • Intelligence officers
  • Adultery
Target audience
general
Label
Phone, Will Self
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
617 pages
Isbn
9780802125378
Lccn
2017031498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)990287019
Label
Phone, Will Self
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Grove Atlantic hardcover edition.
Extent
617 pages
Isbn
9780802125378
Lccn
2017031498
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)990287019

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