The Resource The outcast, Sadie Jones

The outcast, Sadie Jones

Label
The outcast
Title
The outcast
Statement of responsibility
Sadie Jones
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • It's 1957 and Lewis Aldridge is travelling back to his home in the South of England. He is straight out of jail and nineteen years old. His return will trigger the implosion not just of his family, but of a whole community. A decade earlier, his father's homecoming casts a different shape. The war is over and Gilbert reverts easily to suburban life--cocktails at six-thirty, church on Sundays--but his wife and young son resist the stuffy routine. Lewis and his mother escape to the woods for picnics, just as they did in wartime days. Nobody is surprised that Gilbert's wife counters convention, but they are all shocked when, after one of their jaunts, Lewis comes back without her. Not far away, Kit Carmichael keeps watch. She has always understood more than most, not least from what she is dealt by her own father's hand. Lewis's grief and burgeoning rage are all too plain, and Kit makes a private vow to help. But in her attempts to set them both free, she fails to predict the painful and horrifying secrets that must first be forced into the open
  • "1957, and Lewis Aldridge is travelling back to his home in the South of England. He is straight out of jail and nineteen years old. His return will trigger the implosion not just of his family, but of a whole community." "A decade earlier, his father's homecoming takes a different shape. The war is over and Gilbert has recently been demobbed. He reverts easily to suburban life - cocktails at six thirty, church on Sundays - but his wife and young son resist the stuffy routine. Lewis and his mother escape to the woods for picnics, just as they did in wartime days. Nobody is surprised that Gilbert's wife counters convention, but they are all shocked when, after one of their jaunts, Lewis comes back without her." "Not far away, Kit Carmichael keeps watch. She has always understood more than most, not least from what she has been dealt by her own father's hand. Lewis's grief and burgeoning rage are all too plain, and Kit makes a private vow to help. But in her attempts to set them both free, she fails to predict the painful and horrifying secrets that must first be forced into the open."--BOOK JACKET
Awards note
Costa First Novel Award 2008 Winner.
Cataloging source
UKM
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6110.O638
LC item number
O88 2008
Literary form
novels
The outcast, Sadie Jones
Label
The outcast, Sadie Jones
Publication
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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
Control code
11606126
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
347 pages
Isbn
9780701181765
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) TAU133424
  • (OCoLC)176826423
  • 11606126
  • (Nz)11606126
  • (BNAtoc)B3833284

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