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 710 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 : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-10-11
  • Total pages : 60
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Summary of The Last Painting of Sara De Vos by Dominic Smith | Conversation Starters The Last Painting of Sara de Vos is the latest book by award-winning Australian author Dominic Smith. Linking three lives, on three continents, over a period of three centuries, a rare Dutch painting from the 17th ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2016-06-07
  • Total pages : 28
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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  • Publisher : Idreambooks
  • Release Date : 2016-06-06
  • Total pages : 28
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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The Electric Hotel
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Release Date : 2019-08-01
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : From the award-winning author of the acclaimed bestseller The Last Painting of Sara de Vos comes a radiant new novel tracing the intertwined fates of a silent film director and his muse. The Electric Hotel winds through the nascent days of cinema in Paris and Fort Lee, New Jersey - ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 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, ...

Fake It

Fake It
  • Author : Mark Osteen
  • Publisher : University of Virginia Press
  • Release Date : 2021-08-13
  • Total pages : 370
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : In doing so he illuminates the process of artistic creation, which emerges as collaborative and imitative rather than individual and inspired, revealing that authorship is, to some degree, always forged....

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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. ...

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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 ...

The Readers Advisory Guide to Genre Fiction Third Edition

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  • Author : Neal Wyatt,Joyce G. Saricks
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release Date : 2019-07-03
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Everyone’s favorite guide to fiction that’s thrilling, mysterious, suspenseful, thought-provoking, romantic, and just plain fun is back—and better than ever in this completely revamped and revised edition. A must for every readers’ advisory desk, this resource is also a useful tool for collection development librarians and students ...

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The Bird and the Elephant
  • Author : Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : Troubador Publishing Ltd
  • Release Date : 2017-08-18
  • Total pages : 100
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : The Bird and The Elephant is a poetic philosophical journey that starts with a chance encounter between and a bird and (that’s right, you guessed it!) an elephant. Join their journey as they step through the jungle talking their way through ten philosophical subjects....

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  • Author : Penelope Jackson
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-07-29
  • Total pages : 223
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : This book explores the untold history of women, art, and crime. It has long been widely accepted that women have not played an active role in the art crime world, or if they have, it has been the part of the victim or peacemaker. Women, Art, and Crime overturns this ...

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  • Author : Lawrence Miall,Mary Rudolf,Dominic Smith
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • Total pages : 208
  • ISBN : 1925268632
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Summary : Paediatrics at a Glance provides an introduction to paediatrics and the problems encountered in child health as they present in primary, community and secondary care, from birth through to adolescence. Thoroughly updated to reflect changes in understanding of childhood illness over the last 5 years, the 4th edition of this best-selling ...