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The Resource Angel time : a novel, Anne Rice

Angel time : a novel, Anne Rice

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Angel time : a novel
Title
Angel time
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Anne Rice
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Toby ODare a.k.a. Lucky the Fox has fallen far from grace. He is a contract killer who carries out violence whenever and wherever he is told, a soulless soul who takes orders from someone he calls The Right Man. When a mysterious stranger comes into Luckys nightmarish world and offers him a chance to save lives rather than destroy them, Lucky seizes the opportunity to escape the darkness. He is lifted in (angel) time and carried back through the ages to the primitive and treacherous world of thirteenth-century England, where Jews live an uneasy existence. He begins a journey that leads him from the medieval villages of England to the cities of London and Paris as his quest becomes a story of danger and flight, loyalty and betrayal, selflessness and love.--www.amazon.com
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Cataloging source
UKM
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no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
  • The songs of the seraphim
  • The songs of the seraphim
  • Songs of the seraphim
  • Songs of the seraphim
  • Songs of the seraphim
Series volume
  • 1
  • 1
  • 1
  • bk. 1
Angel time : a novel, Anne Rice
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Angel time : a novel, Anne Rice
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes bibliographical references. -At the centre: Toby O'Dare - Lucky the Fox - a contract killer of underground fame. A soulless soul, a dead man walking...He's fallen far from grace, and lives under a series of aliases. Lucky takes his orders from someone he calls 'The Right Man', someone whose name and allegiances he doesn't know, who carries out a life of violence whenever and wherever he is told to, perhaps at the behest of his own government. When the novel opens, the time is the present. The place is Riverside, California, the Mission Inn. For O'Dare, it is his place of solace; he can be there without disguise. This time, he's been sent on an assignment to kill. Into his nightmarish world of lone and lethal missions, comes a mysterious stranger, a seraph, who offers him a chance to save lives, rather than destroy them. Lucky, who grew up in a New Orleans, son of an alcoholic mother and a murdered father, long ago dreamt of being a priest, craving rituals, taking refuge in history, books and music - but who instead came to embody danger, and violence - seizes his chance. He is lifted in (angel) time and carried back through the ages to thirteenth-century England, to a dangerous world, where Jews live an uneasy existence, their money coveted and protected by the crown for their function as money-lenders, unjustly despised by the rest. Into this primitive, treacherous setting, where accusations of ritual murder have been made against innocent Jews, and children have been found dead or missing, O'Dare begins a journey of salvation that leads him from the medieval villages of England to the cities of London and Paris as his quest becomes a story of danger and flight, loyalty and betrayal, selflessness and love
Control code
148033
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24 cm.
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Extent
271 pages
Isbn
9780701178147
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) TASP148033
  • (OCoLC)429599252
  • 148033

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