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

Slammerkin

Author: Emma Donoghue
Publisher: London : Virago, 2012.
Series: Virago modern classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
'Strangers might remember a trip to see a girl hang, but who would spare a thought for the whos and hows and whys?' At thirteen, Mary, the daughter of a poor seamstress, longs for fine clothes as her neighbours hunger for food and warmth. For the love of a gorgeous red ribbon she finds herself seduced into a life on the cold, dangerous streets of late 1700s London. Her saviour is Doll, a gaudy young woman who takes  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: Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Emma Donoghue
ISBN: 9781844088201 1844088200
OCLC Number: 800863161
Notes: Originally published: 2000.
Description: 422 pages : 1 map ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Virago modern classics.
Responsibility: Emma Donoghue.

Abstract:

Emma Donoghue's gripping novel in a beautiful new hardback edition as part of the VMC set for adult and young adult readers.  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

The collection has been expertly put together to remind the reader that while the way we describe things has changed, the feelings behind them certainly haven't. Bold, beautiful ... everyone's Read more...

 
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/800863161> # Slammerkin
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "800863161" ;
   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/985532#Topic/women_social_conditions_18th_century> ; # Women--Social conditions--18th century
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> ; # England.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/985532#Place/england> ; # England
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/823.92/e23/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/985532#Event/1700_1799> ; # 1700-1799
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176947> ; # Women--Social conditions
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/39539889> ; # Emma Donoghue
   schema:datePublished "2012" ;
   schema:description "'Strangers might remember a trip to see a girl hang, but who would spare a thought for the whos and hows and whys?' At thirteen, Mary, the daughter of a poor seamstress, longs for fine clothes as her neighbours hunger for food and warmth. For the love of a gorgeous red ribbon she finds herself seduced into a life on the cold, dangerous streets of late 1700s London. Her saviour is Doll, a gaudy young woman who takes her under her wing. But Mary soon discovers that she can't escape her past and that people like her pay must pay dearly for yearnings not fitting to their class ..."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/985532> ;
   schema:genre "Historical fiction"@en ;
   schema:genre "Fiction"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/985532#Series/virago_modern_classics> ; # Virago modern classics.
   schema:name "Slammerkin"@en ;
   schema:productID "800863161" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/800863161#PublicationEvent/london_virago_2012> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/985532#Agent/virago> ; # Virago
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781844088201> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB237997> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/800863161> ;
    .


Related Entities

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

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/985532#Series/virago_modern_classics> # Virago modern classics.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/800863161> ; # Slammerkin
   schema:name "Virago modern classics." ;
   schema:name "Virago modern classics" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1176947> # Women--Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Women--Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1219920> # England.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "England." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/39539889> # Emma Donoghue
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1969" ;
   schema:familyName "Donoghue" ;
   schema:givenName "Emma" ;
   schema:name "Emma Donoghue" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781844088201>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1844088200" ;
   schema:isbn "9781844088201" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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