The Hare with Amber Eyes

by Edmund de Waal | Entertainment |
ISBN: 0099539551 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingkiwiinenglandwing of Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on 6/24/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wingkiwiinenglandwing from Wellington City, Wellington Province New Zealand on Friday, June 24, 2011
de Waal inherited hundreds of netsuke (small Japanese carvings) and uses them as a starting point to trace some of his ancestors. He investigates his family from 1890's Paris where they are successful and very rich bankers, through to Venice where their opulent lifestyle is altered when Austria becomes part of the German empire in 1914.

I enjoyed this as a personalised book of history, and some of his relatives sound fascinating and their lifestyle amazing. Post WWII the story becomes slightly frustrating as he does not disclose as much, especially about the uncle he inherited the netsuke from.

Read for the Gutterbook shop book club.

Journal Entry 2 by wingkiwiinenglandwing at Dublin, Co. Dublin Ireland on Tuesday, August 23, 2011
reserved to give to doodleali during the Nottingham UnConvention, held in September 2011.

Journal Entry 3 by wingkiwiinenglandwing at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom on Friday, September 23, 2011

Released 9 yrs ago (9/24/2011 UTC) at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom

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This is going to be given to Doodleali at the Nottingham uncovention 2011, as it is on their wishlist. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

Journal Entry 4 by doodleali at Arnold, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom on Sunday, September 25, 2011
This book is on my wishlist - thank you to KiwiinEngland for leaving this for me at the uncon. Hope you enjoyed the uncon and your visit to Nottingham.

Journal Entry 5 by doodleali at Arnold, Nottinghamshire United Kingdom on Monday, September 10, 2012
I found this book thoroughly engrossing. I passed it on the my partners father to read.

Journal Entry 6 by doodleali at Penrallt Coastal Campsite in Tudweiliog, Wales United Kingdom on Monday, September 10, 2012

Released 8 yrs ago (9/6/2012 UTC) at Penrallt Coastal Campsite in Tudweiliog, Wales United Kingdom

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I left this in a shed decorated by the author Joanne Harris, painted to look like the sky with beautiful crystals hanging from the ceiling.

See link below:

http://www.shedblog.co.uk/2012/04/10/celebrity-sheddies-design-their-own-sheds-for-shed-week/

Journal Entry 7 by labyrinthsusan at Tudweiliog, Wales United Kingdom on Thursday, November 08, 2012
Found it in the Joanne Harris shed that was on our headland. Knowing that the shed was being sold after it's summer stay, I decided to read the book inbetween times.

I was keen to read it, the blurb was very encouraging, however as much as I wanted to follow this journal, I found myself becoming more indifferent to this family... so gave up on it about half way through.

Just as well as the shed and book have now gone to the new owners in Lewes Sussex.

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