The Resource Thus bad begins : a novel, by Javier Marías

Thus bad begins : a novel, by Javier Marías

Label
Thus bad begins : a novel
Title
Thus bad begins
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Javier Marías
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Madrid, 1980. Juan de Vere, nearly finished with his university degree, takes a job as personal assistant to Eduardo Muriel, an eccentric, once-successful film director. Urbane, discreet, irreproachable, Muriel is an irresistible idol to the young man. But Muriel's voluptuous wife, Beatriz, inhabits their home like an unwanted ghost; and on the periphery of their lives is Dr. Jorge Van Vechten, a family friend implicated in unsavory rumors that Muriel now asks Juan to investigate. As Juan draws closer to the truth, he uncovers only more questions. What is at the root of Muriel's hostility toward his wife? How did Beatriz meet Van Vechten? What happened during the war? Marías leads us deep into the intrigues of these characters, through a daring exploration of rancor, suspicion, loyalty, trust, and the infinitely permeable boundaries between the deceptions perpetrated on us by others and those we inflict upon ourselves
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DLC
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Marías, Javier
Dewey number
863/.64
Index
no index present
LC call number
PQ6663.A7218
LC item number
A8513 2016
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Married people
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Love stories
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Man-woman relationships
  • Married people
  • Married people
Label
Thus bad begins : a novel, by Javier Marías
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
443 pages
Isbn
9781101946084
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015049902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937059454
  • (OCoLC)ocn937059454
Label
Thus bad begins : a novel, by Javier Marías
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
443 pages
Isbn
9781101946084
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2015049902
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Provided through the generosity of The Margaret and William Stobie Library Purchase Fund.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)937059454
  • (OCoLC)ocn937059454

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