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The Resource The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun

The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun

Label
The fall guy : a novel
Title
The fall guy
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
James Lasdun
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is summer, 2012. Charlie, a wealthy banker with an uneasy conscience, invites his troubled cousin Matthew to visit him and his wife in their idyllic mountaintop house. As the days grow hotter, the friendship between the three begins to reveal its fault lines, and with the arrival of a fourth character, the household finds itself suddenly in the grip of uncontrollable passions. As readers of James Lasdun's acclaimed fiction can expect, The Fall Guy is a complex moral tale as well as a gripping suspense story, probing questions of guilt and betrayal with ruthless incisiveness. Who is the real victim here? Who is the perpetrator? And who, ultimately, is the fall guy?
Summary
couple and their troubled cousin are caught in a deadly web of secrets, obsession and revenge during a scalding, psychologically complex summer spent in their idyllic mountaintop home.
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528374
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lasdun, James
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bankers
  • Cousins
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Suspense
  • FICTION / Thrillers / Psychological
  • Cousins
  • Bankers
Target audience
adult
Label
The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn937452560
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780393292329
Lccn
2016018259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026532324
System control number
(OCoLC)937452560
Label
The fall guy : a novel, James Lasdun
Publication
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
ocn937452560
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
245 pages
Isbn
9780393292329
Lccn
2016018259
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40026532324
System control number
(OCoLC)937452560

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