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How to Paint A Dead Man

Hall, Sarah, 1974-

(Paperback - 2009)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
How to Paint A Dead Man
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Baker & Taylor
Moving from Italy to England, spanning nearly half a century, and bringing together the lives of four disparate characters, this novel offers a fierce and brilliant study of art and its place in our lives. Original. 30,000 first printing.

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From Sarah Hall, the acclaimed, award-winning author ofDaughters of the North and The Electric Michelangelo comes the Harper Perennial paperback original novelHow to Paint a Dead Man, a daringly imaginative tale in which multiple lives are woven together through the prism of a still life painting.Moving from Italy to England, spanning nearly half a century, and bringing together the lives of four disparate characters,How to Paint a Dead Man is Hall’s fierce and brilliant study of art and its place in our lives.



Baker
& Taylor

Moving from Italy to England, spanning nearly half a century, and bringing together the lives of four disparate characters, this novel offers a study of art and its place in human life.

Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Perennial, c2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 0061430455
9780061430459
Branch Call Number: FIC H
Characteristics: 289, 16 p. : port. ; 21 cm.

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Jul 12, 2014
  • Diell rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

would like to read more by this author

Dec 21, 2009
  • macierules rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

An emotional read for me. Very clever construction weaving the stories of four lives in a subtle way - not easy, as you have to piece it together. For those who enjoy art and art history. Longlisted for Booker Prize 2009.

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