The Resource The wake: : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth, (eAudio)

The wake: : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth, (eAudio)

Label
The wake: : a novel
Title
The wake:
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Paul Kingsnorth
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Contributor
Author
Subject
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Language
eng
Summary
In the aftermath of the Norman Invasion of 1066, William the Conqueror was uncompromising and brutal. English society was broken apart, its systems turned on their head. What is little known is that a fractured network of guerrilla fighters took up arms against the French occupiers. In The Wake, a postapocalyptic novel set a thousand years in the past, Paul Kingsnorth brings this dire scenario back to us through the eyes of the unforgettable Buccmaster, a proud landowner bearing witness to the end of his world. Accompanied by a band of like-minded men, Buccmaster is determined to seek revenge on the invaders. But as the men travel across the scorched English landscape, Buccmaster becomes increasingly unhinged by the immensity of his loss, and their path forward becomes increasingly unclear. Written in what the author describes as "a shadow tongue"-a version of Old English updated so as to be understandable to a modern audience-The Wake renders the inner life of an Anglo-Saxon man with an accuracy and immediacy rare in historical fiction
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Kingsnorth, Paul
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Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
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Read by Simon Vance
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  • Vance, Simon
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  • Anglo-Saxons
  • Military occupation
  • Loss (Psychology)
  • Revenge
  • England
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adult
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Label
The wake: : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth, (eAudio)
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unknown
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digital storage
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unknown
Control code
MWT11556078
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Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 50 min.))
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unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
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Isbn
9781515921424
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
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11556078
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MWT11556078
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access
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sound
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digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
The wake: : a novel, Paul Kingsnorth, (eAudio)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
MWT11556078
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 50 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781515921424
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11556078
Publisher number
MWT11556078
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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