The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

Written By Dominic Smith
The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
  • Publsiher : Atlantic Books
  • Release : 01 January 2017
  • ISBN : 1925268632
  • Pages : 212 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 708 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Last Painting of Sara de Vos written by Dominic Smith which was release on 01 January 2017, this book published by Atlantic Books. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Longlisted for the 2017 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction In the 1600s Sara de Vos loses her young daughter suddenly to illness. In her grief, she secretly begins painting a dark landscape of a girl watching a group of ice skaters from the edge of a wood. In 1950s New York, Martijn de Groot has At the Edge of a Wood hanging above his bed. Though it is a dark, peculiar painting, he holds it dear and when it is stolen, he is bereft. In Brooklyn, struggling art student Ellie Shipley accepts a commission to paint an intricate forgery of the painting, not realising that her decision will come to haunt her successful academic career. Gorgeously written, brilliantly conceived and executed, filled with tension and revelation, The Last Painting of Sara de Vos is one of those rare books that stops time as you read it. This is a novel you will want to revisit for the sheer pleasure of watching a master at work.

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2017-01-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Longlisted for the 2017 Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction In the 1600s Sara de Vos loses her young daughter suddenly to illness. In her grief, she secretly begins painting a dark landscape of a girl watching a group of ice skaters from the edge of a wood. In 1950s New ...

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos

The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
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  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Total pages : 39
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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  • Publisher : Idreambooks
  • Release Date : 2016-06-06
  • Total pages : 28
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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  • Publisher : Instaread
  • Release Date : 2018-08-18
  • Total pages : 26
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The Electric Hotel

The Electric Hotel
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Sarah Crichton Books
  • Release Date : 2019-06-04
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : A sweeping work of historical fiction from the New York Times–bestselling author Dominic Smith, The Electric Hotel is a spellbinding story of art and love. For more than thirty years, Claude Ballard has been living at the Hollywood Knickerbocker Hotel. A French pioneer of silent films who started out ...

The Last Draft

The Last Draft
  • Author : Sandra Scofield
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-12-05
  • Total pages : 272
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : The definitive handbook for the novelist who is ready to revise This wise and friendly guide shows writers how to turn first-draft manuscripts into the novels of their dreams. A critic, longtime teacher, and award-winning novelist, Sandra Scofield illustrates how to reread a work of fiction with a view of ...

A Forger s Tale

A Forger s Tale
  • Author : Shaun Greenhalgh
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 2017-05-24
  • Total pages : 384
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : In 2007, Bolton Crown Court in the United Kingdom sentenced Shaun Greenhalgh to four years and eight months in prison for the crime of producing artistic forgeries. Working out of a shed in his parents' garden, Greenhalgh had successfully fooled some of the world's greatest museums. During the court case, the ...

The Museum of Modern Love

The Museum of Modern Love
  • Author : Heather Rose
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 2016-08-24
  • Total pages : 296
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Winner of the 2017 Stella Prize. 'This is a weirdly beautiful book.' David Walsh founder and curator, MONA 'Life beats down and crushes the soul, and art reminds you that you have one.' Stella Adler 'Art will wake you up. Art will break your heart. There will be glorious ...

The Beautiful Miscellaneous

The Beautiful Miscellaneous
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-06-05
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos, a dazzling new novel explores the fault lines that can cause a family to drift apart and the unexpected events that can pull them back together. Nathan Nelson is the average son of a genius. ...

Bruny

Bruny
  • Author : Heather Rose
  • Publisher : Allen & Unwin
  • Release Date : 2019-10-01
  • Total pages : 424
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Why is a massive bridge being built to connect the sleepy island of Bruny with the mainland of Tasmania? And why have terrorists blown it up? When the Bruny bridge is bombed, UN troubleshooter Astrid Coleman agrees to return home to help her brother before an upcoming election. But this ...

The Caroline Paintings

The Caroline Paintings
  • Author : Arthur D. Hittner
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2020-01-10
  • Total pages : 274
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Loosely inspired by the saga of the Helga Pictures by Andrew Wyeth, The Caroline Paintings is a poignant, five-decade, art-sleuthing saga featuring a beautiful but troubled teenage runaway; a tormented artist; an illegitimate son; an unscrupulous attorney; a beer-loving, art-dabbling, Everyman widower and a quirky Harvard art professor....

The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre

The Mercury Visions of Louis Daguerre
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2007-01-09
  • Total pages : 336
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : The debut novel from the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos reimagines the life of Louis Daguerre, the inventor of photography, who becomes convinced that the world is going to end when his mind unravels due to mercury poisoning. He is determined to ...

Prairie Fever

Prairie Fever
  • Author : Michael Parker
  • Publisher : Algonquin Books
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : "Michael Parker has captured a time, place, and sisterhood so perfectly it hurts to turn the last page. A riveting, atmospheric dream of a novel.” --Dominic Smith, author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos Set in the hardscrabble landscape of early 1900s Oklahoma, but timeless in its sensibility, ...

Car Trouble

Car Trouble
  • Author : Robert Rorke
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2018-09-11
  • Total pages : 416
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : From a bright new talent, a witty, moving, and inspirational coming-of-age debut novel set in 1970s Brooklyn about a teenager and his abusive father whose obsession with broken down vintage cars careens wildly out of control. “Such a pleasure to read.... This is a coming of age story, but it ...

Bright and Distant Shores

Bright and Distant Shores
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2011-09-13
  • Total pages : 480
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : From the New York Times bestselling author of The Last Painting of Sara de Vos comes a sweeping historical novel set amid the skyscrapers of 1890s Chicago and the far-flung islands of the South Pacific. In the waning years of the nineteenth century there was a hunger for tribal artifacts, ...