LETTERS TO CAMONDO

LETTERS TO CAMONDO

DE WAAL, EDMUND

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PENGUIN PUTNAM (USA)
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History
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978-1-5291-1429-4
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From the author of the bestselling phenomenon The Hare with Amber EyesAs you may have guessed by now, I am not in your house by accident. I know your street rather well. The Camondos lived just a few doors away from Edmund de Waal's forebears.

Like de Waal's family, they were part of belle epoque high society. They were also targets of anti-Semitism. Count Moise de Camondo created a spectacular house filled with art for his son to inherit.

Over a century later, de Waal explores the lavish rooms and detailed archives and, in a haunting series of letters addressed to Camondo, he tells us what happened next. 'Illuminating... A wonderful tribute to a family and to an idea' Guardian'Letters to Camondo immerses you in another age...

Dazzling' Financial Times

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