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The hound in the left-hand corner

a novel

by Giles Waterfield

  • 355 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Atria Books in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • London (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Gainsborough, Thomas, 1727-1788 -- Appreciation -- Fiction.,
    • Portrait painting -- Exhibitions -- Fiction.,
    • Historical museums -- Fiction.,
    • Museum directors -- Fiction.,
    • London (England) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementGiles Waterfield.
      GenreFiction.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR6073.A78 H68 2004
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3301789M
      ISBN 100743475534
      LC Control Number2004041091

        Book Review, Giles Waterfield, Humour, Satire, The Art World, The Hound In The Left-Hand Corner A waspish, witty romp Behind The Scenes At The Museum This is a lovely comedy piece set within the Art and Culture World. "The peasants say it is the Hound of the Baskervilles calling for its prey. I've heard it once or twice before, but never quite so loud." I looked round, with a chill of fear in my heart, at the huge swelling plain, mottled with the green patches of rushes.

      Book Review, Giles Waterfield, Humour, Satire, The Art World, The Hound In The Left-Hand Corner. A waspish, witty romp Behind The Scenes At The Museum. This is a lovely comedy piece set within the Art and Culture World. It is a Very Important Day at the BRIT Museum, where a sumptuous new exhibition is to be launched. Major deals are also being. Hound Dog Images - - Rated 5 based on 7 Reviews "Couldn’t be happier with the whole experience. Our images have our logo in the bottom left hand corner to help you recognise them If you would like to book your furry friend in for a Dogathon Session and donate to Woodside at the same time then click the link below 5/5(7).

      The hound in the left-hand corner is set in the British Museum. Giles Waterfield turns his attention to serious folly and with cunning sleight of hand shows he has a talent to amuse and provoke in equal measures. Published in this First Edition copy is in very good condition. The book has been signed by the author.   DOYLE, Sir Arthur Conan (). Autograph manuscript leaf from The Hound of the Baskervilles, first serialized in The Strand Magazine, August April , published in book form by George Newnes, on 25 March 1 page, 2 o ( x mm). Written in dark brown ink on the recto of a leaf of blue-lined, tan paper.


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