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The porpoise : a novel / Mark Haddon.

Haddon, Mark, 1962- (author.). Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616 Pericles. (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 4 of 22 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Vanderhoof Public Library.

Current holds

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

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385692670
  • Physical Description: 305 pages ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Bond Street Books/Doubleday Canada, 2019.

Content descriptions

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Subject: Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616. Pericles > Adaptations.
Genre: Parables.

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