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Viewing Entry - Sweet Dreams (E13011)
by Frayn, Michael

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Overview

TitleSweet Dreams
Author / Responsible partyFrayn, Michael
CollectionFiction
GenreFantasy fiction
TopicsMichael Frayn Heaven - Fiction Conduct of life - Fiction
RestrictionsYes
Intended AudienceAdult
PublisherVisAbility Ltd. [Association for the Blind of WA]
Published2018

Summary

Heaven, reported St John in Revelation, was a cubical city 12,000 furlongs high made of 'pure gold, like unto clear glass'. That was 1,900 years ago, and Heaven as it is today has changed out of all recognition. Sweet Dreams is the account of a recent journey to the metropolis at the nerve-centre of the universe. The journey was undertaken not by a mystical reporter like St John, but by Howard Baker, an observer of much more modern outlook. He finds a city which offers rich opportunities for leisure and enjoyment but one which also presents a moral and intellectual challenge. In short, a city which is highly adapted to the requirements of modest, responsible, likeable, educated men of liberal views and genuine social concern called Howard Baker.

Additional Information

descriptiondata
System control numberE13011
Original Print PublisherLondon : Faber & Faber, 2015
Narrator NameMartin Jarvis
Narrators GenderMale narrator