skip to content
Obsession Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Obsession

Author: T Stuart Gurr; H H Cox
Publisher: London : Muller, 1958.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
In June, 1954, two New Zealand schoolgirls committed a crime that shocked the world. Believing that the mother of one of them was frustrating their happiness in homosexual love, they murdered her.... The authors have chosen the form of what is known as the documentary novel... although the names are fictitious and some of the side incidents and casual dialogue are only reasonable interpretations of what happened,  Read more...
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: Fiction
Named Person: Pauline Yvonne Parker; Juliet Hulme; Juliet Hulme; Pauline Yvonne Parker
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: T Stuart Gurr; H H Cox
OCLC Number: 13562855
Notes: A fictionalised account of the Parker and Hulme case.
Description: 254 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: by Tom Gurr and H.H. Cox.

Abstract:

In June, 1954, two New Zealand schoolgirls committed a crime that shocked the world. Believing that the mother of one of them was frustrating their happiness in homosexual love, they murdered her.... The authors have chosen the form of what is known as the documentary novel... although the names are fictitious and some of the side incidents and casual dialogue are only reasonable interpretations of what happened, all the essential details of the crime are factual.

Reviews

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

Tags

Be the first.
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


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/13562855> # Obsession
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "13562855" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> ; # London
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/enk> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3901080675#Person/hulme_juliet_1938> ; # Juliet Hulme
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3901080675#Person/parker_pauline_yvonne_1938> ; # Pauline Yvonne Parker
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/A823.3/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/231696903> ; # Pauline Yvonne Parker
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/304891117> ; # Juliet Hulme
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/207147724866464591484> ; # H. H. Cox
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/94691984> ; # Thomas Stuart Gurr
   schema:datePublished "1958" ;
   schema:description "In June, 1954, two New Zealand schoolgirls committed a crime that shocked the world. Believing that the mother of one of them was frustrating their happiness in homosexual love, they murdered her.... The authors have chosen the form of what is known as the documentary novel... although the names are fictitious and some of the side incidents and casual dialogue are only reasonable interpretations of what happened, all the essential details of the crime are factual."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/3901080675> ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Obsession"@en ;
   schema:productID "13562855" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13562855#PublicationEvent/london_muller_1958> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3901080675#Agent/muller> ; # Muller
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GB5814585> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/13562855> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://dbpedia.org/resource/London> # London
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "London" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3901080675#Person/hulme_juliet_1938> # Juliet Hulme
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Hulme" ;
   schema:givenName "Juliet" ;
   schema:name "Juliet Hulme" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/3901080675#Person/parker_pauline_yvonne_1938> # Pauline Yvonne Parker
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Parker" ;
   schema:givenName "Pauline Yvonne" ;
   schema:name "Pauline Yvonne Parker" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/207147724866464591484> # H. H. Cox
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Cox" ;
   schema:givenName "H. H." ;
   schema:name "H. H. Cox" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/231696903> # Pauline Yvonne Parker
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Parker" ;
   schema:givenName "Pauline Yvonne" ;
   schema:name "Pauline Yvonne Parker" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/304891117> # Juliet Hulme
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1938" ;
   schema:familyName "Hulme" ;
   schema:givenName "Juliet" ;
   schema:name "Juliet Hulme" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94691984> # Thomas Stuart Gurr
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1884" ;
   schema:deathDate "1967" ;
   schema:familyName "Gurr" ;
   schema:givenName "Thomas Stuart" ;
   schema:givenName "T. Stuart" ;
   schema:name "Thomas Stuart Gurr" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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