skip to content
The Luminaries Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The Luminaries

Author: Eleanor Catton
Publisher: London : Granta, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
It is 1866, and Walter Moody has come to make his fortune upon the West Coast goldfields. On the night of his arrival, he stumbles across a tense gathering of twelve local men, who have met in secret to discuss a series of unsolved crimes. Moody is soon drawn into the mystery: a network of fates and fortunes that is as complex and exquisitely patterned as the night sky. (Publisher).
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Eleanor Catton
ISBN: 9781847084316 1847084311 9781847088765 1847088767
OCLC Number: 851827301
Awards: Winner of Governor General's Literary Award: Fiction Category 2013.
Winner of Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013.
Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: People's Choice 2014.
Winner of New Zealand Post Book Awards: Fiction 2014.
Long-listed for Dylan Thomas Prize 2014.
Long-listed for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2013.
Description: 832 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: A sphere within a sphere --
Auguries --
The house of self-undoing --
Paenga-wha-wha --
Weight and lucre --
The widow and the weeds --
Domicile --
The truth about Aurora --
Mutable Earth --
Matters of succession --
Orion sets when Scorpio rises --
The old moon in the young moon's arms.
Responsibility: by Eleanor Catton.

Abstract:

The astonishing and epic novel that won the 2013 Man Booker Prize  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(3)

User lists with this item (3)

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/851827301>
library:oclcnum"851827301"
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/851827301>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:copyrightYear"2013"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"A sphere within a sphere -- Auguries -- The house of self-undoing -- Paenga-wha-wha -- Weight and lucre -- The widow and the weeds -- Domicile -- The truth about Aurora -- Mutable Earth -- Matters of succession -- Orion sets when Scorpio rises -- The old moon in the young moon's arms."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1782748520>
schema:genre"Historical fiction."@en
schema:genre"Fiction"@en
schema:genre"Historical fiction"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"The Luminaries"@en
schema:url
schema:workExample
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB357928>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.