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The adjacent, Christopher Priest, (electronic resource)

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The adjacent
Title
The adjacent
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Priest
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A photographer returns to a near-future Britain after the death of his wife in a terrorist incident in Afghanistan. And finds that Britain has, itself, been suffering terrorist attacks. But no-one knows quite what is happening or how. Just that there are similarities between what killed the photographer's wife and what happened in West London. Soon he is drawn into a hall of mirrors at the heart of government. In the First World War a magician is asked to travel to the frontline to help a naval aerial reconnaissance unit hide its planes from the German guns. On the way to France he meets a certain H.G. Wells. In the Second World War on the airfields of Bomber Commands there is also an obsession with camouflage, with misdirection. With deceit. And in a garden, an old man raises a conch shell to his ear and initiates the first Adjacency
Summary
Returning to a terrorism-stricken Britain of the near future, a recently widowed photographer discovers similarities between attacks in West London and the incident that killed his wife before being drawn into an obscure government organization with links to H.G. Wells and major historical wars
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10298053
Cataloging source
RECBK
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
unknown
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The adjacent, Christopher Priest, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=448E6245-3DD6-49BE-B60F-342251721823
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn869380535
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781169445
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00178718
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
448E6245-3DD6-49BE-B60F-342251721823
System control number
(OCoLC)869380535
Label
The adjacent, Christopher Priest, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=448E6245-3DD6-49BE-B60F-342251721823
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Control code
ocn869380535
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781169445
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Publisher number
EB00178718
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
448E6245-3DD6-49BE-B60F-342251721823
System control number
(OCoLC)869380535

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