The Resource The long room, Francesca Kay

The long room, Francesca Kay

Label
The long room
Title
The long room
Statement of responsibility
Francesca Kay
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"London. December 1981. The IRA is on the attack, a cold war is being waged, another war is just over the horizon, and Stephen Donaldson spends his days listening. When he first joined the Institute, he expected to encounter glamorous, high-risk espionage. Instead he gets the tape-recorded conversations of ancient Communists and ineffectual revolutionaries--until the day he is assigned a new case: the ultra-secret PHOENIX, a suspected internal leak. The monotony of Stephen's routine is broken, but it's not PHOENIX who captures his imagination; it's the target's wife, Helen. Beset by isolation and loneliness, Stephen becomes dangerously obsessed with Helen, risking his job to keep his fragile connection to her and inadvertently setting himself up for a fall that will forever change his life" --
Summary
Assigned to a new case -- the ultra-secret PHOENIX, a suspected internal leak -- Stephen Donaldson finds the monotony of his routine broken as he becomes dangerously obsessed with the target's beautiful wife, Helen, inadvertently setting himself up for a fall that will forever change his life
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
From Amazon
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528386
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kay, Francesca
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6111.A932
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intelligence officers
  • Man-woman relationships
Target audience
adult
Label
The long room, Francesca Kay
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781941040454
Lccn
2016020364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
The long room, Francesca Kay
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
320 pages
Isbn
9781941040454
Lccn
2016020364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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