The Resource In the shape of a boar, Lawrence Norfolk, (electronic resource)

In the shape of a boar, Lawrence Norfolk, (electronic resource)

Label
In the shape of a boar
Title
In the shape of a boar
Statement of responsibility
Lawrence Norfolk
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lawrence Norfolk's In the Shape of a Boar is a juggernaut of a novel, an epic tour de force of love and betrayal, ancient myths and modern horrors. The story begins in the ancient world of mythic Greece, where a dark tale of treachery and destructive love unfolds amid the hunt for the Boar of Kalydon -- a tale that will reverberate in those same hills across the millennia in the final chaotic months of World War II, as a band of Greek partisans pursues an S.S. officer on a mission of vengeance. After the war, a young Jewish Romanian refugee, Solomon Memel, who was among the hunters will create a poem based on the experience, which becomes an international literary sensation. But the truth of what happened in the hills of Kalydon in 1945 is more complicated than it seems, and as the older Sol reunites with his childhood love in 1970s Paris, the dark memories and horrors of those days will emerge anew
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1963-
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Norfolk, Lawrence
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Meleager (Greek mythology)
  • Poetry
  • Jewish refugees
  • Electronic books
  • Greece
  • Poets
Target audience
adult
Label
In the shape of a boar, Lawrence Norfolk, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801176
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11801176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11801176
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801176
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
In the shape of a boar, Lawrence Norfolk, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11801176
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11801176
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11801176
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11801176
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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