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The Resource Max Gate : a novel, Damien Wilkins

Max Gate : a novel, Damien Wilkins

Label
Max Gate : a novel
Title
Max Gate
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Damien Wilkins
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"1928. As Thomas Hardy lies on his death bed at his Dorset home, Max Gate, a tug-of-war is taking place over his legacy ... and the eventual fate of his mortal remains. What counts for more: the wishes of his family and dutiful second wife, Florence? the opinion of his literary friends? Hardy's own express desires? or 'the will of the nation'? Narrated with wit and brutal honesty by housemaid Nellie Titterington, Max Gate is both an entertaining insight into the eccentricities of a writer's life, and a raw, intriguing tale of torn loyalty, ownership and jealousy"--
Summary
"It's 1928 and the world's most famous novelist, Thomas Hardy, is dying in the upstairs room of Max Gate, the house he built in his beloved Dorset. Downstairs, his high-powered literary friends are becoming locked in a bitter fight with local supporters. Who owns Hardy's remains? Who knew the great man best? What are the secrets of Max Gate? Nellie Titterington, a maid at the house, narrates this earthy and emotionally-charged novel about a world of ambition, duty, belonging and love".
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10231197
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wilkins, Damien
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hardy, Thomas
  • Dorset (England)
  • Authors, English
Target audience
adult
Label
Max Gate : a novel, Damien Wilkins
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Victoria University Press, New Zealand, 2013"--Title page verso
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
ocn923554141
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781910709139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)923554141
Label
Max Gate : a novel, Damien Wilkins
Publication
Copyright
Note
"First published by Victoria University Press, New Zealand, 2013"--Title page verso
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
ocn923554141
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
223 pages
Isbn
9781910709139
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)923554141

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