The Resource The castle of whispers, Carole Martinez ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis

The castle of whispers, Carole Martinez ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis

Label
The castle of whispers
Title
The castle of whispers
Statement of responsibility
Carole Martinez ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis
Creator
Contributor
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
"At fifteen, Esclarmonde realizes that the only way out of her betrothal is to renounce her freedom and a part of herself. Rather than accept the hand of a philandering knight, she cuts off her own ear and declares herself to be the mistress of Christ. She uses her dowry to build a stone chapel, where she entombs herself, inhabiting a magical place between the living and the dead. Out of the ashes of her former self arises the Virgin of Whispers -- a mystical being whose prescient murmurs can alter the fate of a kingdom."--Jacket
Member of
Awards note
Prix Goncourt des Lycéens, 2011
Cataloging source
BTCTA
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Martinez, Carole
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ2713.A59
LC item number
D813 2014
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Curtis, Howard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Magic realism (Literature)
  • Women
  • Middle Ages
  • Rape victims
  • Imprisonment
  • Miracles
  • Faith
  • France
Target audience
adult
Label
The castle of whispers, Carole Martinez ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Original title: Du domaine des murmures -- T.p. verso
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
ocn852221425
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781609451820
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2014004202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)852221425
Label
The castle of whispers, Carole Martinez ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis
Publication
Note
Original title: Du domaine des murmures -- T.p. verso
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
ocn852221425
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
181 pages
Isbn
9781609451820
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
2014004202
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)852221425

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