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House of names / Colm Tóibín.

Available copies

  • 21 of 22 copies available at BC Interlibrary Connect. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Castlegar Public Library.

Current holds

2 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC TOI (Text) 35146002036259 Fiction Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780771098192 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 261 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: [Toronto] : McClelland & Stewart, 2017.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
On the day of his daughter's wedding, Agamemnon orders her sacrifice. His daughter is led to her death, and Agamemnon leads his army into battle, where he is rewarded with glorious victory. Three years later, he returns home and finds his murderous action has set the entire family - mother, brother, sister - on a path of intimate violence, as they enter a world of hushed commands and soundless journeys through the palace's dungeons and bedchambers.
Subject: Agamemnon, King of Mycenae (Mythological character) > Fiction.
Clytemnestra, Queen of Mycenae > Fiction.
Families > Greece > Fiction.
Family violence > Fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Domestic fiction.

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