The Resource The buried giant, Kazuo Ishiguro

The buried giant, Kazuo Ishiguro

Label
The buried giant
Title
The buried giant
Statement of responsibility
Kazuo Ishiguro
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Romans have long since departed and Britain is steadily declining into ruin. But, at least, the wars that once ravaged the country have ceased. Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, decide that now is the time, finally, for them to set off across this troubled land of mist and rain to find the son they have not seen for years, the son they can scarcely remember. They know they will face many hazards -- some strange and otherworldly -- but they cannot foresee how their journey will reveal to them the dark and forgotten corners of their love for each other. Nor can they foresee that they will be joined on their journey by a Saxon warrior, his orphan charge, and a knight -- each of them, like Axl and Beatrice, lost in some way to his own past, but drawn inexorably toward the comfort, and the burden, of the fullness of a life's memories
Summary
As the wars that have ravaged Britain fade into the past, Axl and Beatrice, a couple of elderly Britons, set out on a journey to find the son they have not seen in years, and are joined in their travels by a Saxon warrior, his orphaned charge, and a knight
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10399811
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ishiguro, Kazuo
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Husband and wife
  • Quests (Expeditions)
  • Dragons
  • Sons
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Amnesiacs
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
Label
The buried giant, Kazuo Ishiguro
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
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
ocn904247736
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
431 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)904247736
Label
The buried giant, Kazuo Ishiguro
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
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
ocn904247736
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First large print edition.
Extent
431 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9780804194778
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)904247736

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