The Hare with Amber Eyes

A Hidden Inheritance

WAAL, Edmund de Taal: Engels

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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 of 264 tiny 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 The Hare with Amber Eyes, 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.
ISBN
9781250811271
Vorm
Paperback
Uitgever
Macmillan USA
Druk
1e
Verschenen
04-05-2021
Taal
Engels
Pagina's
368 pp.
Genre
Literaire non-fictie
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