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The Resource This is the ritual, Rob Doyle

This is the ritual, Rob Doyle

Label
This is the ritual
Title
This is the ritual
Statement of responsibility
Rob Doyle
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A young man in a dark depression roams the vast, formless landscape of a Dublin industrial park where he meets a vagrant in the grip of a dangerous ideology. A woman fleeing a breakup finds herself taking part in an unusual sleep experiment. A man obsessed with Nietzsche clings desperately to his girlfriend's red shoes. And whatever happened to Killian Turner, Ireland's vanished literary outlaw?
Member of
Summary
Immersive and at times dreamlike and frank in its depiction of sex, the writer’s life, failed ideas and the transience of emotions, a collection of stories play out their fragmental relationships in a series of European cities, telling of the ecstatic, the desperate and the uncertain
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10549587
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doyle, Rob
Dewey number
823.9/2
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6104.O97
LC item number
A6 2017
Literary form
short stories
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Short stories, Irish
  • Short stories, Irish
  • Dublin (Ireland)
  • Ireland
Target audience
adult
Label
This is the ritual, Rob Doyle
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
Contents
  • The outer sites ;
  • 3.
  • A promise of happiness/Loch Ness/The closest I ever got ;
  • 4.
  • Baby, the West will fear us
  • Barcelona
  • Mexico drift
  • Anus--black sun
  • On Nietzsche
  • Three writers.
  • John-Paul Finnegan, paltry realist
  • The Glasgow novels of Malcolm Donnelly
  • Fredrick Mulligan, life in flames
  • Martin knows me--the lonely struggle of David Haynes
  • The Turk inside
  • Final email from P. Cranley
  • Jean-Pierre Passolet, a reminiscence
  • No Man's Land
  • Exiled in the infinite--Killian Turner, Ireland's vanished literary outlaw
  • Paris story
  • Outposts.
  • 1.
  • World without end/This is the ritual ;
  • 2.
Control code
1740608
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781632865366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781632865366
  • (OCoLC)948336166
Label
This is the ritual, Rob Doyle
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The outer sites ;
  • 3.
  • A promise of happiness/Loch Ness/The closest I ever got ;
  • 4.
  • Baby, the West will fear us
  • Barcelona
  • Mexico drift
  • Anus--black sun
  • On Nietzsche
  • Three writers.
  • John-Paul Finnegan, paltry realist
  • The Glasgow novels of Malcolm Donnelly
  • Fredrick Mulligan, life in flames
  • Martin knows me--the lonely struggle of David Haynes
  • The Turk inside
  • Final email from P. Cranley
  • Jean-Pierre Passolet, a reminiscence
  • No Man's Land
  • Exiled in the infinite--Killian Turner, Ireland's vanished literary outlaw
  • Paris story
  • Outposts.
  • 1.
  • World without end/This is the ritual ;
  • 2.
Control code
1740608
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
viii, 188 pages
Isbn
9781632865366
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781632865366
  • (OCoLC)948336166

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