The Resource House of names, Colm Tóibín

House of names, Colm Tóibín

Label
House of names
Title
House of names
Statement of responsibility
Colm Tóibín
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • A "retelling of the Greek myth of Agamemnon, Clytemnestra and their children -- a spectacularly audacious, violent and riveting story of family and vengeance"--Dust jacket
  • Since her husband King Agamemnon left ancient Mycenae to sail with his army for Troy, Clytemnestra rules along with her lover Aegisthus. Together they plot the bloody murder of Agamemnon on the day of his return. Clytemnestra reveals how her husband deceived her eldest daughter Iphigeneia with a promise of marriage to Achilles, only to sacrifice her because that is what he was told would make the winds blow in his favor and take him to Troy. Agamemnon came back from war with a lover himself; now Clytemnestra will achieve vengeance. But her own fate lies in the hands of her son, Orestes, and her vengeful daughter Electra
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1955-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tóibín, Colm
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6070.O455
LC item number
H68 2017
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clytemnestra
  • Agamemnon
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Mythology, Greek
  • Betrayal
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Adultery
  • Agamemnon
  • Clytemnestra
  • Adultery
  • Betrayal
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Murder
  • Mythology, Greek
Label
House of names, Colm Tóibín
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
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781501140211
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016478481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984127932
  • (OCoLC)ocn984127932
Label
House of names, Colm Tóibín
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
22 cm
Edition
First Scribner hardcover edition.
Extent
275 pages
Isbn
9781501140211
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2016478481
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)984127932
  • (OCoLC)ocn984127932

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