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The Resource 1914 : A Novel., Jean Echenoz, (electronic resource)

1914 : A Novel., Jean Echenoz, (electronic resource)

Label
1914 : A Novel.
Title
1914
Title remainder
A Novel.
Statement of responsibility
Jean Echenoz
Title variation
Nineteen fourteen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Five Frenchmen go off to war, two of them leaving behind a certain young woman who longs for their return. But the main character in 1914 is the Great War itself. Jean Echenoz, the multi–award–winning French literary magician whose work has been compared to Joseph Conrad and Lawrence Sterne, has brought that deathtrap back to life, leading us gently from a balmy summer day deep into the insatiable—and still unthinkable—carnage of trench warfare.With the delicacy of a miniaturist and with irony both witty and clear–eyed, the author offers us an intimate epic with the atmosphere of a classic movie: in the panorama of a clear blue sky, a biplane spirals suddenly into the ground; a tardy piece of shrapnel shears the top off a man's head as if it were a soft–boiled egg; we dawdle dreamily in a spring–scented clearing with a lonely shell–shocked soldier strolling innocently to a firing squad ready to shoot him for..
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Summary
Five Frenchmen go off to war, two of them leaving behind a young woman who longs for their return, but the main character in this brilliant novel is the Great War itself
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10234513
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Echenoz, Jean
Dewey number
843.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
1914 : A Novel., Jean Echenoz, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9552F169-19A2-4E8B-823F-FDEBE201DF51
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781595589248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9552F169-19A2-4E8B-823F-FDEBE201DF51
Label
1914 : A Novel., Jean Echenoz, (electronic resource)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=9552F169-19A2-4E8B-823F-FDEBE201DF51
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781595589248
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
9552F169-19A2-4E8B-823F-FDEBE201DF51

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