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The fifth doll, Charlie N. Holmberg

Label
The fifth doll
Title
The fifth doll
Statement of responsibility
Charlie N. Holmberg
Title variation
5th doll
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She’s diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection of painted nesting dolls—one for every villager. Fascinated, she can’t resist the urge to open the doll with her father’s face. But when her father begins acting strangely, she realizes Slava’s dolls are much more than they seem. When he learns what she’s done, Slava seizes the opportunity to give Matrona stewardship over the dolls—whether she wants it or not. Forced to open one of her own dolls every three days, she falls deeper into the grim power of Slava’s creations. But nothing can prepare her for the profound secret hiding inside the fifth doll
Summary
Matrona lives in an isolated village, where her life is centered on pleasing her parents. She's diligent in her chores and has agreed to marry a man of their choosing. But a visit to Slava, the local tradesman, threatens to upend her entire life. Entering his empty house, Matrona discovers a strange collection of painted nesting dolls -- one for every villager. Fascinated, she can't resist the urge to open the doll with her father's face. But when her father begins acting strangely, she realizes Slava'sdolls are much more than they seem. When he learns what she's done, Slava seizes the opportunity to give Matrona stewardship over the dolls -- whether she wants it or not. Forced to open one of her own dolls every three days, she falls deeper into the grim power of Slava's creations. But nothing can prepare her for the profound secret hiding inside the fifth doll
Theme
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10573418
Cataloging source
BT
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1988-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Holmberg, Charlie N.
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
LC call number
PS
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Nesting dolls
  • Villages
  • Magic
  • Secrecy
  • Arranged marriage
  • Good and evil
  • Russia
Target audience
adult
Label
The fifth doll, Charlie N. Holmberg
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781477806104
Lccn
bl2017028574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The fifth doll, Charlie N. Holmberg
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
241 pages
Isbn
9781477806104
Lccn
bl2017028574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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