The Resource Beast : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth

Beast : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth

Label
Beast : a novel
Title
Beast
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kingsnorth
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The stunning new novel from the prizewinning author of The Wake Beast plunges you into the world of Edward Buckmaster, a man alone on an empty moor in the west of England. What he has left behind we don't yet know. What he faces is an existential battle with himself, the elements, and something he begins to see in the margins of his vision: some creature that is tracking him, the pursuit of which will become an obsession. This short, shocking, and exhilarating novel is a vivid exploration of isolation, courage, and the search for truth that continues the story set one thousand years earlier in Paul Kingsnorth's bravura debut novel, The Wake . It extends that book's promise and confirms Kingsnorth as one of our most daring and rewarding contemporary writers
Member of
Has edition
Summary
A solitary man on an empty moor in western England wages an existential battle against himself, the elements and a mysterious creature that he becomes obsessed with discovering
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573424
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kingsnorth, Paul
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Buckmaster trilogy
Series volume
2
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hermits
  • Moors (Wetlands)
  • West Country (England)
  • Hermits
  • Moors (Wetlands)
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
Beast : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth
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
Control code
ocn957021879
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781555977795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957021879
Label
Beast : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn957021879
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
168 pages
Isbn
9781555977795
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957021879

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