The Resource The party, Elizabeth Day, (electronic resource)

The party, Elizabeth Day, (electronic resource)

Label
The party
Title
The party
Statement of responsibility
Elizabeth Day
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An Entertainment Weekly Best Book of August An iBooks Best Book of August A taut psychological tale of obsession and betrayal set over the course of a dinner party, THE PARTY tells the story of two married couples who, in a single evening, will come to question everything they thought they knew about each other, as the long-buried secret at the heart of their friendship comes to the surface, culminating in an explosive act of violence. Ben, who hails from old money, and Martin, who grew up poor but is slowly carving out a successful career as an art critic, have been inseparable since childhood. Ben's wife Serena likes to jokingly refer to Martin as Ben's dutiful Little Shadow. Lucy is a devoted wife to Martin, even as she knows she'll always be second best to his sacred friendship. When Ben throws a lavish 40th birthday party as his new palatial country home, Martin and Lucy attend, mixing with the very upper echelons of London society. But why, the next morning, is Martin in a police station being interviewed about the events of last night' Why is Lucy being forced to answer questions about his husband and his past' What exactly happened at the party' And what has bound these two very different men together for so many years' A cleverly built tour of intrigue, THE PARTY reads like a novelistic board game of Clue, taking us through the various half-truths and lies its characters weave, as the past and present collide in a way that its protagonists could never have anticipated
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1978-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Day, Elizabeth
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6104.A888
LC item number
P37 2017
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • Birthday parties
  • Betrayal
  • FICTION / Literary
  • LITERARY CRITICISM / European / English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Label
The party, Elizabeth Day, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316556743
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8e617b2a-53c3-4144-a640-9d40b220e23d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)999606859
Label
The party, Elizabeth Day, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Copyright
Antecedent source
unknown
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.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316556743
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
8e617b2a-53c3-4144-a640-9d40b220e23d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)999606859

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