The Resource The bone clocks, David Mitchell

The bone clocks, David Mitchell

Label
The bone clocks
Title
The bone clocks
Statement of responsibility
David Mitchell
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Following a terrible fight with her mother over her boyfriend, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her family and her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: A sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as "the radio people," Holly is a lightning rod for psychic phenomena. Now, as she wanders deeper into the English countryside, visions and coincidences reorder her reality until they assume the aura of a nightmare brought to life. For Holly has caught the attention of a cabal of dangerous mystics--and their enemies. But her lost weekend is merely the prelude to a shocking disappearance that leaves her family irrevocably scarred
Summary
Beginning in 1984 and moving in linear fashion through the years before ending in the 2040s, this complex, layered novel interweaves several different narratives to tell the story of a secret war between those who would steal souls and those who try to stop them. But it's also the story of Holly Sykes, who belongs to neither of these groups but whose life is nevertheless bound up in them. An expansive, globe-trotting book that takes on themes of aging, youth, and death, The Bone Clocks also features characters who have appeared in author David Mitchell's other books and incorporates genres from absolute realism to heady fantasy. -- Description by Shauna Griffin
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2015.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2014.
  • Library Journal Best Books 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
  • World Fantasy Award, 2015.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321790
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Mitchell, David
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print peer picks
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Psychic ability
  • Visions
  • Imaginary wars and battles
Target audience
adult
Label
The bone clocks, David Mitchell
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
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
825 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476012
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2014036965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)891001628
Label
The bone clocks, David Mitchell
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
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
825 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476012
Isbn Type
(hbk. : lg. print)
Lccn
2014036965
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
SCIENCE FICTION
System control number
(OCoLC)891001628

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