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The Resource The visitors : a novel, Catherine Burns

The visitors : a novel, Catherine Burns

Label
The visitors : a novel
Title
The visitors
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Catherine Burns
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"With the smart suspense of Emma Donoghue's Room and the atmospheric claustrophobia of Grey Gardens, Catherine Burns's debut novel The Visitors explores the complex truths we are able to keep hidden from ourselves and the twisted realities that can lurk beneath even the most serene of surfaces. "Once you start Catherine Burns's dark, disturbing, and enthralling debut novel, it's hard to stop. The Visitors is bizarrely unsettling, yet compulsively readable." --Iain Reid, internationally bestselling author of I'm Thinking of Ending Things. Marion Zetland lives with her domineering older brother John in a crumbling mansion on the edge of a northern seaside resort. A timid spinster in her fifties who still sleeps with teddy bears, Marion does her best to live by John's rules, even if it means turning a blind eye to the noises she hears coming from behind the cellar door . . . and turning a blind eye to the women's laundry in the hamper that isn't hers. For years, she's buried the signs of John's devastating secret into the deep recesses of her mind -- until the day John is crippled by a heart attack, and Marion becomes the only one whose shoulders are fit to bear his secret. Forced to go down to the cellar and face what her brother has kept hidden, Marion discovers more about herself than she ever thought possible. As the truth is slowly unraveled, we finally begin to understand: maybe John isn't the only one with a dark side ..."--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burns, Catherine
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6102.U7624
LC item number
V57 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Single women
  • Family secrets
  • FICTION / Literary
  • FICTION / Suspense
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Family secrets
  • Single women
Label
The visitors : a novel, Catherine Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn975365466
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scout Press hardcover edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781501164019
Lccn
2017005683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)975365466
Label
The visitors : a novel, Catherine Burns
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn975365466
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First Scout Press hardcover edition.
Extent
289 pages
Isbn
9781501164019
Lccn
2017005683
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)975365466

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