The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance (Paperback)
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Short Description for The Hare with Amber Eyes 264 wood and ivory carvings, none of them larger than a matchbox: potter Edmund de Waal was entranced when he first encountered the collection in the Tokyo apartment of his great uncle Iggie. Later, when Edmund inherited the 'netsuke', they unlocked a story far larger than he could ever have imagined...The Ephrussis came from Odessa, and at one time were the largest grain exporters in the world; i...
- Published: 27 January 2011
- Format: Paperback 368 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780099539551 ISBN 10: 0099539551
- Sales rank: 144
Reviews for The Hare with Amber Eyes
- Top review
the first book I have read this year and it has set the bench mark high! I gave this book 10/10. If you like history and particularly family history, then you will like this book. I couldnt put it down. Highly recommended by frances bollardunder review
I enjoyed the premise of this book, but was a little let down in the delivery. I think the detail was a little overwhelming in parts and some areas I was really interested in were not covered i.e. what happened to Anna, what is the significant of the netsuke and who created them.
Read my full review at
http://www.ourbookclub.net.au/Autobiographies2011.php by Tracy Hudson