The Resource Amnesia, Michael Ridpath

Amnesia, Michael Ridpath

Label
Amnesia
Title
Amnesia
Statement of responsibility
Michael Ridpath
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Rural Scotland, 1999. Alastair, a doctor in his 80s who lives alone by a loch, wakes up in hospital having fallen and hit his head, inducing almost total amnesia. Lacking family, friends, or knowledge of himself, Clemence, his sole contact's great-niece, is called in to take care of him. Retreating to Alastair's remote cottage to help him recuperate, Clemence finds a peculiar manuscript. The first line shocks her to the core: 'It was a warm, still night and the cry of a tawny owl swirled through the birch trees by the loch, when I killed the only woman I have ever loved.' Reading the short prologue, she discovers a murder by someone who is clearly the old doctor. The victim? Clemence's French grandmother, Sophie. Horrified, Clemence decides to read the book to Alastair, to rekindle his memory of her grandmother and their group of friends in 1930s Paris, and to try to force a confession
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Target audience
adult
Amnesia, Michael Ridpath
Label
Amnesia, Michael Ridpath
Publication
Copyright
Note
"He woke up to discover he had killed the only woman he ever loved..." --Cover
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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
ocn962355684
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Dimensions
24 cm.
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Extent
350 pages
Isbn
9781782397564
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map (black and white)

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