The Resource Jacob's room is full of books, Susan Hill

Jacob's room is full of books, Susan Hill

Label
Jacob's room is full of books
Title
Jacob's room is full of books
Statement of responsibility
Susan Hill
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Year of reading
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"When we spend so much of our time immersed in books, who's to say where reading ends and living begins? The two are impossibly and gloriously wedded, as Hill shows in Jacob's room is full of books. Considering everything from Edith Wharton's novels through to Alan Bennett's diaries, Virginia Woolf and the writings of twelfth century monk Aelred of Rievaulx, Susan Hill charts a year of her life through the books she has read, reread or returned to the shelf. From beneath a shady tree in a hot French summer, or the warmth of a kitchen during an English winter, Hill reflects on what her reading throws up, from writing and writers to politics and religion, as well as the joy of dandies or the pleasure of watching a line of geese cross a meadow. Full of wry observations and warm humour, as well as strong opinions freely aired, this is a rare and wonderful insight into the rich world of reading from one of the nation's most accomplished authors."--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hill, Susan
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6058.I45
LC item number
J33 2017
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hill, Susan
  • Hill, Susan
  • Books and reading
  • Reading interests
  • Books and reading
  • Reading interests
Label
Jacob's room is full of books, Susan Hill
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781781250808
Lccn
2017492216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1754772
  • (OCoLC)989039839
  • 1736050
  • (OCoLC)ocn989039839
  • 1736050
  • 1754772
  • 1754772
Label
Jacob's room is full of books, Susan Hill
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
266 pages
Isbn
9781781250808
Lccn
2017492216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • 1754772
  • (OCoLC)989039839
  • 1736050
  • (OCoLC)ocn989039839
  • 1736050
  • 1754772
  • 1754772

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