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The hare with amber eyes

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined.From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century. 'You have in your hands a masterpiece' Frances Wilson, Sunday Times 'The most brilliant book I've read for years... A rich tale of the pleasure and pains of what it is to be human' Bettany Hughes, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year'A complex and beautiful book' Diana Athill. Very good condition with clean pages and a strong, intact spine.

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Author(s):
Edmund De Waal
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099539551
ISBN-13:
9780099539551
Publisher:
Vintage
Title:
The hare with amber eyes

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THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLERWINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in his great uncle Iggie's Tokyo apartment. When he later inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger and more dramatic than he could ever have imagined.From a burgeoning empire in Odessa to fin de siecle Paris, from occupied Vienna to Tokyo, Edmund de Waal traces the netsuke's journey through generations of his remarkable family against the backdrop of a tumultuous century. 'You have in your hands a masterpiece' Frances Wilson, Sunday Times 'The most brilliant book I've read for years... A rich tale of the pleasure and pains of what it is to be human' Bettany Hughes, Daily Telegraph, Books of the Year'A complex and beautiful book' Diana Athill. Very good condition with clean pages and a strong, intact spine.

Author(s):
Edmund De Waal
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0099539551
ISBN-13:
9780099539551
Publisher:
Vintage
Title:
The hare with amber eyes

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