The Hare with Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

The Hare with Amber Eyes: A Hidden Inheritance (Paperback)
By Edmund de Waal
ISBN-13: 9780312569372
Picador, 08/02/2011

This book has picked up some great attention. It’s been on the bestseller list for a number of weeks. A renowned British potter, de Waal, inherits 264 netsuke (tiny Japanese carvings) from an uncle. This sets the author on a journey to find out where these pieces came from. It’s a genaelogical trip to his ancestors from Odessa, through Vienna, Paris and finally Tokyo. The story is captivating and full of inspiration.

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