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Beirut Hellfire Society : a novel / Rawi Hage.

Hage, Rawi, (author.).

Available copies

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

Current holds

5 current holds with 22 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Castlegar Public Library FIC HAG (Text) 35146002081792 Fiction Volume hold Checked out 12/31/2018

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780735273597
  • Physical Description: 278 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto : Alfred A. Knopf Canada, 2018.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
Pavlov, the twenty-something son of an undertaker, who is approached by a member of the mysterious Hellfire Society - an anti-religious sect that, among their many rebellious and often salacious activities, arrange secret burial for those who have been denied it because the deceased was homosexual, atheist, or otherwise outcast and abandoned by their family, church, and state. Pavlov agrees to take up work for the Society, and over the course of the novel acts as survivor-chronicler of his torn and fading community, bearing witness to both its enduring rituals and its inevitable decline.
Subject: Secret societies > Fiction.
Beirut (Lebanon) > Fiction.
Genre: Canadian fiction.

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