The Resource The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : stories, Hilary Mantel, (cd)

The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : stories, Hilary Mantel, (cd)

Label
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : stories
Title
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Title remainder
stories
Statement of responsibility
Hilary Mantel
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • "From one of Britain's most accomplished, acclaimed, and garlanded writers, Hilary Mantel delivers a brilliant collection of contemporary short stories that demonstrate what modern England has becomeIn The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display.Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers. "--
  • "In The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher, Hilary Mantel's trademark gifts of penetrating characterization, unsparing eye, and rascally intelligence are once again fully on display. Her classic wicked humor in each story--which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture--brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way. Mantel brutally and acutely writes about gender, marriage, class, family, and sex, cutting to the core of human experience. Unpredictable, diverse, and even shockingly unexpected, each story grabs you by the throat within a couple of sentences. The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher displays a magnificent writer at the peak of her powers"--
  • Her classic wicked humor in each story-which range from a ghost story to a vampire story to near-memoir to mini-sagas of family and social fracture-brilliantly unsettles the reader in that unmistakably Mantel way
  • "Top Ten Pick"--Publishers Weekly
Member of
Title
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher and other stories
Creator
Summary
A collection of contemporary short stories about England includes monster tales, near-memoir pieces, and mini-sagas of family and social fracture as triggered by sex, marriage, and class
Subject
Genre
Story line
Tone
Writing style
Award
Audies: Short Stories / Collections, 2015.
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10382002
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
823.914
Format of music
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Simon Vance
Target audience
adult
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Hilary Mantel
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Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: stories
Label
The assassination of Margaret Thatcher : stories, Hilary Mantel, (cd)
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Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Sorry to Disturb -- Comma -- Winter Break -- Harley Street -- Offences Against the Person -- How Shall I Know You? -- The Heart Fails Without Warning -- Terminus -- The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Control code
MWT11074533
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
4 sound discs
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781427251701
Isbn Type
:
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other control number
9781427251701
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
11074533
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.b1347859x
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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