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Collection: 7-day Books
Call Number: F
Author: Banville, John
Title: The singularities
Remainder of title: a novel
Summary, etc. note: "From the revered, Booker Prize-winning author comes a playful, multi-layered novel of nostalgia, life and death, and quantum theory, which opens with the return of one of his most celebrated characters-Freddie Montgomery from The Book of Evidence-as he is released from prison. A man with a borrowed name steps from a flashy red sportscar-also borrowed-onto the estate of his youth. But all is not as it seems. There is a new family living in the drafty old house: the Godleys, descendants of the late, world-famous scientist Adam Godley, whose theory of existence threw the universe into chaos. And this mystery man, who has just completed a prison sentence, feels as if time has stopped, or was torn, or was opened in new and strange ways. He must now vie with the dysfunctional Godley family, with their harried housekeeper who becomes his landlady, with the recently commissioned biographer of Godley Sr., and with a wealthy and beautiful woman from his past who comes bearing an unusual request. With sparkling intelligence and rapier wit, John Banville revisits some of his career's most memorable characters, in a novel as mischievous as it is brilliantly conceived. The Singularities occupies a singular space and will surely be one of his most admired works"--

International Standard Book Number: 9780525655183
: (ebook)
: (hardcover)
Canceled/invalid ISBN: 9780525655176
Description conventions: rda
Authentication code: pcc
Classification number: PR6052.A57
Edition number: 23/eng/20211203
Classification number: 823/.914
Relator term: author.
Statement of responsibility, etc.: John Banville.
Edition statement: First edition.
Place of publication: New York , NY
Name of publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, Random House
Date of publication: 2022
Projected publication date: 2210
: New York :
: Alfred A. Knopf,
: 2022.
Extent: 308 pages
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: online resource
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General note: "This is a Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
: Provided by publisher.
Source of acquisition: B&T 10/28/22
Purchase price: 30.00
: Description based on print version record and CIP data provided by publisher; resource not viewed.
Subject: Wit
Subject: Life and Death
Source of term: lcgft
Genre/form data or focus term: Novels.
Main entry heading: Banville, John.
Edition: First edition.
Place, publisher, and date of publication: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2022
Display text: Print version:
Title: Singularities
Record control number: (DLC) 2021058474
International Standard Book Number: 9780525655176
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: ecip ebook
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: ecip ebook 2021-12-06
: LC online resource
: 2021-12-06

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