The Resource Slade house, a novel by David Mitchell

Slade house, a novel by David Mitchell

Label
Slade house
Title
Slade house
Statement of responsibility
a novel by David Mitchell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Down the road from a working-class British pub, along the brick wall of a narrow alley, if the conditions are exactly right, you'll find the entrance to Slade House: a surreal place where visitors see what they want to see, including some things that should be impossible. Every nine years, the house's residents--an odd brother and sister--extend a unique invitation to someone who's different or lonely: a precocious teenager, a divorced policeman, a shy college student. But what really goes on inside Slade House? For those who find out, it's already too late
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Slade house, a novel by David Mitchell
Label
Slade house, a novel by David Mitchell
Publication
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Carrier category
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Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
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Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
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Contents
  • Hardback -From 'one of the most brilliantly inventive writers of this, or any country' (Independent) comes a taut, spine-chilling, intricately woven, reality-warping short novel. Set over five decades. it begins in 1979 and comes to its electrifying conclusion on October 31st, 2015 - the perfect book to curl up with on a dark and stormy night
  • Born out of the short story David Mitchell published on Twitter in 2014 and inhabiting the same universe as his latest bestselling novel The Bone Clocks, this is the perfect book to curl up with on a dark and stormy night. Turn down Slade Alley - narrow, dank and easy to miss, even when you're looking for it. Find the small black iron door set into the right-hand wall. No handle, no keyhole, but at your touch it swings open. Enter the sunlit garden of an old house that doesn't quite make sense; too grand for the shabby neighbourhood, too large for the space it occupies. A stranger greets you by name and invites you inside. At first, you won't want to leave. Later, you'll find that you can't. This unnerving, taut and intricately-woven tale by one of our most original and bewitching writers begins in 1979 and reaches its turbulent conclusion around Hallowe'en this year. -Issued also in electronic format
Control code
ocn910475239
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Dimensions
20 cm.
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
238 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781473616684
Lccn
2015019630
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9782015019635
  • (OCoLC)910475239

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