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The Resource The hourglass, Liz Heron

The hourglass, Liz Heron

Label
The hourglass
Title
The hourglass
Statement of responsibility
Liz Heron
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Paul Geddes arrives in Venice to seek out a cache of papers that will give new lustre to a forgotten fin-de-siècle singer in whom he has an ardent interest. In rescuing Esme Maguire from obscurity he hopes also to shed light on the wider events of her life and times. His researches have put him in touch with Eva Forrest, a wealthy widow in possession of a tantalising archive that is yet to be explored. Eva is mysterious, expressing willingness to help but selective in what she allows Paul to read. These fragments seem unconnected to Esme: they centre on the young Elena Merlo, a gifted singer who first visits Venice in 1684 and narrates a long life in which the city's fortunes are mapped through her own experiences of change. Eva resists Paul's probings about her personal story. When her past begins to come to light through an encounter in the Dolomites, the effects are devastating
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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1947-
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Heron, Liz
Dewey number
  • 823.9'2
  • 823.9'2
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
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Venice (Italy)
Label
The hourglass, Liz Heron
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781912618460
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781912618460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The hourglass, Liz Heron
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
9781912618460
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
1 volume
Isbn
9781912618460
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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