The porpoise : a novel / Mark Haddon.
- 4 of 22 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
- 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.
6 current holds with 22 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Holdable?||Status||Due Date|
|Vanderhoof Public Library||AF HAD (Text)||35193000353849||Adult Fiction||Volume hold||Checked out||2019-08-07|
- ISBN: 9780385692670
- Physical Description: 305 pages ; 25 cm
- Publisher: Toronto : Bond Street Books/Doubleday Canada, 2019.
- Copyright: ©2019.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references.
Mark Haddon's breathtaking novel reworks Shakespeare's "Pericles" into a parable for today. A harrowing plane crash leaves Maja, the pregnant wife of the unimaginably wealthy Philippe, is killed - but their daughter, Angelique, survives. Philippe's obsession with the girl's safety morphs into something sinister and grotesque. A young man named Darius, visiting Philippe with a business proposition, encounters Angelique and intuits their secret - he decides to rescue her, but the attempt goes awry.
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|Subject:||Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Pericles > Adaptations.