The scapegoat

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(2)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(0)
1 star
 
(0)
Publisher:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Pub. Date:
Varies, see individual formats and editions
Language:
English
Description
"A dazzlingly clever and immensely entertaining novel." --New York Times By chance, John and Jean--one English, the other French--meet in a provincial railway station. Their resemblance to each other is uncanny, and they spend the next few hours talking and drinking - until at last John falls into a drunken stupor. It's to be his last carefree moment, for when he wakes, Jean has stolen his identity and disappeared. So the Englishman steps into the Frenchman's shoes, and faces a variety of perplexing roles - as owner of a chateau, director of a failing business, head of a fractious family, and master of nothing. Gripping and complex, The Scapegoat is a masterful exploration of doubling and identity, and of the dark side of the self.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
081221725
9781478932376
9780316279925
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID d2be5bf5-4328-8a2b-d7a2-26413adfd24e
Grouping Title scapegoat
Grouping Author du maurier daphne
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-21 22:57:58PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-22 00:06:59AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.
author_display Daphne du Maurier
available_at_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
collection_catalog Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Main Library - Adult Fiction
display_description

"A dazzlingly clever and immensely entertaining novel." —New York Times

By chance, John and Jean—one English, the other French—meet in a provincial railway station. Their resemblance to each other is uncanny, and they spend the next few hours talking and drinking - until at last John falls into a drunken stupor. It's to be his last carefree moment, for when he wakes, Jean has stolen his identity and disappeared. So the Englishman steps into the Frenchman's shoes, and faces a variety of perplexing roles - as owner of a chateau, director of a failing business, head of a fractious family, and master of nothing.
Gripping and complex, The Scapegoat is a masterful exploration of doubling and identity, and of the dark side of the self.

format_catalog Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id d2be5bf5-4328-8a2b-d7a2-26413adfd24e
isbn 081221725, 9780316279925, 9781478932376
item_details ils:CARL0000148696|35192025356316|Main Library - Adult Fiction|Fiction DuMauri|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MN||, overdrive:e7323f8c-1d33-4f4e-80ce-661be992e0be|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|1|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||, overdrive:ff8c9ac6-055c-4591-b7dc-dfe63b654a02|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|1|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Checked Out||||
itype_catalog , Book
last_indexed 2018-09-22T05:06:59.562Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Fiction
literary_form_full Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog Fiction DuMauri
owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
owning_location_catalog Main Kids, Main Library
primary_isbn 081221725
publishDate 1957, 2013, 2014
record_details ils:CARL0000148696|Book|Books||English|University of Pennsylvania Press,|c1957.|348 p. ; 21 cm., overdrive:e7323f8c-1d33-4f4e-80ce-661be992e0be|eBook|eBook||English|Little, Brown and Company|2013|, overdrive:ff8c9ac6-055c-4591-b7dc-dfe63b654a02|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Hachette Audio|2014|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:e7323f8c-1d33-4f4e-80ce-661be992e0be -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:CARL0000148696 35192025356316 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:ff8c9ac6-055c-4591-b7dc-dfe63b654a02 -1 Checked Out Checked Out false false true false false false
subject_facet Aristocracy (Social class) -- France -- Fiction, British -- Travel -- France -- Fiction
title_display The scapegoat
title_full The Scapegoat, The scapegoat / by Daphne Du Maurier
title_short The scapegoat
title_sub
topic_facet Aristocracy (Social class), British, Fiction, Literature, Suspense, Thriller, Travel