The Hare with Amber Eyes

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 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 ...

The Hare with Amber Eyes

The Hare with Amber Eyes

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 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

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The Hare with Amber Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Edmund de Waal
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-08-31 - Publisher: Macmillan

Traces the parallel stories of 19th-century art patron Charles Ephrussi and his unique collection of 360 miniature netsuke Japanese ivory carvings, documenting Ephrussi's relationship with Marcel Proust and the impact of the Holocaust on his cosmopolitan family.
The Hare with Amber Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 354
Authors: Edmund De Waal
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Vintage Books

THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE 2010 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD 264 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
The Hare with Amber Eyes (Illustrated Edition)
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Edmund de Waal
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-13 - Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The definitive illustrated edition of the international bestseller Two hundred and sixty-four Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger 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
The Hare with Amber Eyes
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: Edmund De Waal
Categories: Jewish families
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Random House

The classic hardback edition, completely reimagined with gorgeous new photography of the now-famous netsuke collection, and sumptuous full-colour images hand-picked by Edmund de Waal from his family archive 264 Japanese wood and ivory carvings, none of them bigger than a matchbox: Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered
The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal
Language: en
Pages: 10
Authors: Vicky Booth, Victoria. Centre for Adult Education. Book Groups
Categories: Jewish families
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher:

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