What is the novel The Gathering about?

What is the novel The Gathering about?

The Gathering is a daring, witty, and insightful family epic, clarified through Anne Enright’s unblinking eye. It is a novel about love and disappointment, about how memories warp and secrets fester, and how fate is written in the body, not in the stars.

When was the Gathering written?

The Gathering is a 2007 novel by Irish writer Anne Enright. It won the 2007 Booker Prize….The Gathering (Enright novel)

First edition
Author Anne Enright
Publication date 3 May 2007
Media type Print (Hardcover & Paperback)
Pages 272 pp (hardcover)

Who wrote the gathering?

Anne Enright
The Gathering/Authors

What genre is the gathering?

Death metal
Progressive metalMetalGospelDance/Electronic
The Gathering/Genres

What happened to Liam in the gathering?

Veronica Hegarty, the narrator and central character of The Gathering, suffers a breakdown after her brother Liam fills his pockets with stones and walks into the sea. His death prompts her to plumb three generations of family history in search of the truth of a tragic event from their childhood.

How many chapters are in a gathering?

50 chapters
The Gathering Storm contains 50 chapters, a prologue, and an epilogue and consists of 28 unique POVs and 85 individual POVs. It has a total word count of 296,221 words. The Chapter by Chapter Breakdown sections lists the POVs in order by chapter.

What is the chain in the gathering?

The group are known as The Chain, and they tell Nathanial they have been brought together by the “forces of light” to fight a deep evil in Cheshunt, an evil headed by Mr Karle (whom they refer to as “The Kraken”).

Who sang the gathering?

The Gathering is a Dutch rock band, founded in 1989 by brothers Hans and René Rutten and vocalist Bart Smits in Oss, North Brabant….The Gathering (band)

The Gathering
Associated acts Agua de Annique, Habitants
Website www.gathering.nl
Members René Rutten Hans Rutten Frank Boeijen Silje Wergeland Hugo Prinsen Geerligs

What book comes after the gathering?

The Gathering (Armstrong novel)

Cover of The Gathering
Author Kelley Armstrong
ISBN 978-0-06-179702-6
Preceded by The Reckoning
Followed by The Calling

What happens in the gathering?

How many chapters does Gathering Blue have?

Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry is book number 2 of 4 in The Giver series and focuses on a new protagonist named Kira. The paperback version contains 256 pages that are divided into 23 chapters.

Where are the band the gathering from?

Oss, Netherlands
The Gathering/Origin

When did the gathering by Carmody come out?

The book was published by Puffin Books Australia in 1993, The Gathering has sold over 70 000 copies in Australia and New Zealand alone. The book was a joint recipient of the 1993 Children’s Peace Literature Award and was also named Book of the Year in 1994 by the Children’s Book Council of Australia.

Why did I read the gathering by Isobelle Carmody?

The Gathering is the first book by Isobelle Carmody that I have read. I read it because I was teaching a year 11 English class who were studying it at the time. I had to finish it quickly so that I could be of assistance to the students in their analysis tasks and as it is a full length, small-text novel, I thought this would be a struggle.

Who are the characters in the gathering by Carmody?

While walking his dog one night, Nathanial accidentally stumbles on a meeting of a group of three students from Three North: Danny Odin, Indian Mahoney and Nissa Jerome. A fourth member is not present, a school prefect, Seth Paul.

Who is the author of the gathering book?

The Gathering is an allegorical Australian young adults’ novel written by fantasy author Isobelle Carmody.