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The Resource A clue to the exit : a novel, Edward St. Aubyn

A clue to the exit : a novel, Edward St. Aubyn

Label
A clue to the exit : a novel
Title
A clue to the exit
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Edward St. Aubyn
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charlie Fairburn, successful screenwriter, ex-husband, and absent father, has been given six months to live. He resolves to stake half his fortune on a couple of turns of the roulette wheel and, to his agent's disgust, to write a novel--about death. In the casino he meets his muse. Charlie grows as addicted to writing fiction as she is to gambling. His novel is set on a train and involves a group of characters (familiar to readers of St. Aubyn's earlier work) who are locked in a debate about the nature of consciousness. As this train gets stuck at Didcor, and Charlie gets more passionately entangled with the dangerous Angelique, " A clue to the Exit" comes to its startling climax. Exquisitely crafted, witty, and thoughtful, Edward St. Aubyn's dazzling novel probes the very heart of being
Summary
Deciding to spend the rest of his life riding a train, gambling, and writing a novel about death after learning he has only six months to live, a successful screenwriter becomes involved with familiar characters
Theme
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10438642
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
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St. Aubyn, Edward
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6069.T134
LC item number
C58 2015
Literary form
fiction
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True
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  • Authors
  • Women gamblers
  • Terminally ill
  • Authors
  • Terminally ill
  • Women gamblers
Target audience
adult
Label
A clue to the exit : a novel, Edward St. Aubyn
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn909198576
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
185 pages
Isbn
9781250046031
Lccn
2015018598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1225963
  • (OCoLC)909198576
Label
A clue to the exit : a novel, Edward St. Aubyn
Publication
Copyright
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
ocn909198576
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
185 pages
Isbn
9781250046031
Lccn
2015018598
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1225963
  • (OCoLC)909198576

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