The Resource Singularity, Charlotte Grimshaw

Singularity, Charlotte Grimshaw

Label
Singularity
Title
Singularity
Statement of responsibility
Charlotte Grimshaw
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Charlotte Grimshaw's collection of interlinked stories, Opportunity, was shortlisted for the 2007 Frank O'Connor International Prize, and won New Zealand's premier award for fiction, the 2008 Montana Book Award. She has described Opportunity as a single, unified composition, less a series of stories than a novel with a large cast of characters. In Singularity, her powerful new collection, she has continued to develop the structure she explored in Opportunity. Characters from that book reappear, and new characters are added. The stories in Singularity cover a wide range of territory, from childhood innocence to adult desperation, from the depths of poverty to cushioned affluence, from London to Los Angeles, Ayers Rock in Australia to the black sand beaches of New Zealand's wild west coast. The stories can be read as discrete pieces, yet each contributes to a unifying narrative. Richly detailed, vivid with local colour, each story is an inspection of human motive and of the complex ties that bind five principal characters together
Cataloging source
NZNB
Dewey number
NZ823.2
Index
no index present
Literary form
short stories
Singularity, Charlotte Grimshaw
Label
Singularity, Charlotte Grimshaw
Publication
Note
Short stories by a New Zealand author
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Short stories by a New Zealand author. -"A Vintage book"--T.p. verso
Control code
507381
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
251 pages
Isbn
9781869791384
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) NP507381
  • 12868732
  • (NLNZils)1330440
  • (Nz)12868732
  • (OCoLC)320128487

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