The Resource Larchfield, Polly Clark

Larchfield, Polly Clark

Label
Larchfield
Title
Larchfield
Statement of responsibility
Polly Clark
Title variation
Larch field
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It's early summer when a young poet, Dora Fielding, moves to Helensburgh on the west coast of Scotland and her hopes are first challenged. Newly married, pregnant, she's excited by the prospect of a life that combines family and creativity. She thinks she knows what being a person, a wife, a mother, means. She is soon shown that she is wrong. As the battle begins for her very sense of self, Dora comes to find the realities of small town life suffocating, and, eventually, terrifying; until she finds a way to escape reality altogether. Another poet, she discovers, lived in Helensburgh once. Wystan H. Auden, brilliant and awkward at 24, with his first book of poetry published, should be embarking on success and society in London. Instead, in 1930, fleeing a broken engagement, he takes a teaching post at Larchfield School for boys where he is mocked for his Englishness and suspected - rightly - of homosexuality
Cataloging source
AU@
Dewey number
823.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Target audience
adult
Larchfield, Polly Clark
Label
Larchfield, Polly Clark
Publication
Copyright
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn979259372
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
356 pages
Isbn
9781786481931
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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