The Resource The cellar, Minette Walters

The cellar, Minette Walters

Label
The cellar
Title
The cellar
Statement of responsibility
Minette Walters
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"From the internationally bestselling, award-winning crime writer Minette Walters, The Cellar is a harrowing, compulsively readable novel about a family of African immigrants, the Songolis, and the dark secret they keep hidden in the depths of their seemingly respectable British home. On the day Mr. and Mrs. Songoli's young son fails to come home from school, fourteen-year-old Muna's fortunes change for the better. Until then, her bedroom was a dank windowless cellar, her activities confined to cooking and cleaning. Over the years, she had grown used to being abused by the Songoli family- to being their slave. Now that Scotland Yard has swarmed the Songoli house to investigate the disappearance of the son, Muna is given a real bedroom, real clothing, and treated, at least nominally, as a daughter. But her world remains confined. She is not allowed to go outside, doesn't know how to read or write, and cannot speak English. At least that's what the Songolis believe. Before long it becomes clear that young Muna is far cleverer -and her plans more terrifying- than the Songolis, or anyone else, can ever imagine."--www.amazon.com
Summary
After years of abuse by her employers, Muna's life changes for the better when the Songoli's son goes missing and Scotland Yard investigates
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10466676
Cataloging source
GIP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walters, Minette
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • Human trafficking
  • London (England)
  • Missing persons
  • Great Britain
  • Missing persons
Target audience
adult
Label
The cellar, Minette Walters
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
ocn933569415
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
177 pages
Isbn
9780802124517
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)933569415
Label
The cellar, Minette Walters
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
ocn933569415
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
177 pages
Isbn
9780802124517
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)933569415

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