The Last Painting of Sara de Vos
  • Release Date : 01 January 2017
  • Publisher : Atlantic Books
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 122 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781925268638
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Download or read book entitled The Last Painting of Sara de Vos by author: Dominic Smith which was release on 01 January 2017 and published by Atlantic Books with total page 122 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. 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.

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Publisher : University of Virginia Press
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