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The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance A New York Times BestsellerAnEconomist Book of the Year Costa Book Award Winner for Biography Galaxy National Book Award Winner New Writer of the Year Award Edmund de Waal is a world famous ceramicist Having spent thirty years making beautiful pots which are then sold, collected, and handed on he has a particular sense of the secret lives of objects When he inherited a collection oftiny Japanese wood and ivory carvings, called netsuke, he wanted to know who had touched and held them, and how the collection had managed to survive And so begins this extraordinarily moving memoir and detective story as de Waal discovers both the story of the netsuke and of his family, the Ephrussis, over five generations A nineteenth century banking dynasty in Paris and Vienna, the Ephrussis were as rich and respected as the Rothchilds Yet by the end of the World War II, when the netsuke were hidden from the Nazis in Vienna, this collection of very small carvings was all that remained of their vast empire


About the Author: Edmund de Waal

En tant qu’auteur connu, certains de ses livres fascinent les lecteurs, comme dans le livre The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance , qui est l’un des lecteurs les plus recherchés Edmund de Waal auteurs dans le monde.



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