The Resource Beetle, (electronic resource)

Beetle, (electronic resource)

Label
Beetle
Title
Beetle
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A creature that seems to have crawled out of our worst nightmares... Meet Paul Lessingham: an up-and-coming statesman, known for his unflappable calm, winning the respect of his peers and the admiration of the people with his powerful convictions and finely crafted speeches in Parliament. A man at the height of his powers, politically and personally, recently engaged to a beautiful young woman who adores him. A man on top of the world-reduced to a cowering, sniveling heap of abject terror at the utterance of two words: "The BEETLE!" Set in London at the end of the nineteenth century, this blood-chilling tale is told from the viewpoints of four characters who have the distinct misfortune of stumbling into a diabolical scheme of revenge, with a scorned would-be lover-a strange, seemingly magical creature-at its core. Snubbed marriage proposals, secret engagements, deadly chemical experiments, and mysterious visitors all weave their hypnotic spell upon the reader, culminating in a desperate hunt for an abducted young woman whose life, it seems, is the price to be paid for her lover's indiscretion some twenty years prior. Though published the same year as Bram Stoker's Dracula, Richard Marsh's The Beetle was far more popular in its day. This curated edition, based on the original 1897 publication by Skeffington and Sons, London, will horrify and delight the modern reader with its timeless tale of jealousy and its many hideous faces-as relevant today as it was over 100 years ago
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
-1915
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Marsh, Richard
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Electronic books
  • British
  • Egyptologists
  • Politicians
  • Monsters
  • Revenge
  • Egypt
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
Beetle, (electronic resource)
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492699729
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12772770
Publisher number
MWT12772770
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Beetle, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781492699729
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12772770
Publisher number
MWT12772770
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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