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The Resource An instance of the fingerpost, Iain Pears

An instance of the fingerpost, Iain Pears

Label
An instance of the fingerpost
Title
An instance of the fingerpost
Statement of responsibility
Iain Pears
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A novel on the way we interpret events to suit our purpose. The protagonists are four people giving evidence in a murder in 17th century England. One blames the crime on too much authority, another on the lack of it. A look at the controversies of the day, from medical experiments to religious freethinking
Summary
In the 1660s, as Charles II and the Church of England try to quell residual opposition, Robert Grove, fellow of New College, is murdered, and four different people give their versions of the incident
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 1998.
  • New York Times Notable Book, 1998
Additional physical form
Also issued online.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005763
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6066.E167
LC item number
I57 1998
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
An instance of the fingerpost, Iain Pears
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
79893
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
691 p.
Isbn
9781573220828
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97023899
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37201399
  • (OCoLC)37201399
Label
An instance of the fingerpost, Iain Pears
Publication
Control code
79893
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
691 p.
Isbn
9781573220828
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
97023899
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm37201399
  • (OCoLC)37201399

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