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The Resource The infinities, by John Banville

The infinities, by John Banville

Label
The infinities
Title
The infinities
Statement of responsibility
by John Banville
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
On a languid midsummer's day in the countryside, old Adam Godley, a renowned theoretical mathematician, is dying. His family has gathered at his bedside, but they are not alone in their vigil. Around them hovers a family of mischievous immortals - among them Zeus, Pan, and Hermes, who is the genial and omniscient narrator. As old Adam's days on earth run down, these unearthly beings start to stir up trouble
Summary
Attending the deathbed of a renowned mathematician, his second wife and adult children reflect on their personal demons, including the son's pretty wife, who has caught the attention of the mischievous god Zeus
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
336084
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Banville, John
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print reviewers' choice
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mathematicians
  • Terminally ill
  • Fathers and sons
  • Families
  • Large type books
  • Families
  • Fathers and sons
  • Large type books
  • Mathematicians
  • Terminally ill
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
The infinities, by John Banville
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
ocn607084093
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410428523
Lccn
2010014220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)607084093
Label
The infinities, by John Banville
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
ocn607084093
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large print ed.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410428523
Lccn
2010014220
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)607084093

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