The Resource The Barrowfields, Phillip Lewis

The Barrowfields, Phillip Lewis

Label
The Barrowfields
Title
The Barrowfields
Statement of responsibility
Phillip Lewis
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Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the remote, mountainous landscape of North Carolina, Henry Aster grows up in the shadow of his eccentric father, a lawyer and frustrated novelist who has chosen to raise his family a gothic mansion - nicknamed 'the vulture house' - worthy of his hero Edgar Allen Poe. Shortly after a tragic family incident, Henry's father disappears into the hills, an incident we only truly understand in the final pages of the novel. As Henry grows up he wants to escape his family, and their house on The Barrowfields, the empty stretch of land in the mountains where nothing has ever been known to grow. However, just like his father, Henry finds himself at law school, where he falls in love for the first time with a girl called Story. As Henry comes of age, he is ultimately drawn back to his family to reconcile his relationship with his surviving sister and the ghosts of his past
Cataloging source
NZ-GlWB
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
The Barrowfields, Phillip Lewis
Label
The Barrowfields, Phillip Lewis
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
349 pages
Isbn
9781473636835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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