The Resource An honourable man, Gillian Slovo

An honourable man, Gillian Slovo

Label
An honourable man
Title
An honourable man
Statement of responsibility
Gillian Slovo
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Honourable Man is set in the tumultuous world of late Victorian England. Beginning in the Sudan and London of 1884, this extraordinary new novel is played out against the shambolic end of the Empire. Slovo draws on the lives of two real men: Charles Gordon, an heroic, hubristic, career army man whose refusal to obey orders helped bring down the Gladstone government, and W T Stead, editor of the Pall Mall Gazette, the father of tabloid journalism. Their story is intercuts with the tale of a poor, working woman in London
Cataloging source
UKMGB
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
An honourable man, Gillian Slovo
Label
An honourable man, Gillian Slovo
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
Contents
Beginning in the Sudan and London of 1884, this is about destiny and about how wrong men can be; about foreign adventure and heroism doomed to failure; about women struggling to carve a place for themselves in the world; about political compromise and military mayhem. It is magnificent
Control code
13940966
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Dimensions
22 cm.
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Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9781844088140
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
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System control number
  • (Sirsi) WAI199209
  • (OCoLC)755072711

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