Victoria Finlay





Victoria Finlay

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Average rating: 3.73 · 21,943 ratings · 502 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Color: A Natural History of...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 21,170 ratings — published 2003 — 24 editions
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Jewels: A Secret History
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 666 ratings — published 2006 — 11 editions
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The Brilliant History of Co...
4.04 of 5 stars 4.04 avg rating — 90 ratings — published 2014
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Faith in Conservation: New ...
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2003 — 2 editions
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“If Bacchus ever had a color he could claim for his own, it should surely be the shade of tannin on drunken lips, of John Keat's 'purple-stained mouth', or perhaps even of Homer's dangerously wine-dark sea.”
Victoria Finlay

“...almost every pearl on sale today was born of the planned sexual violation of a small creature, and that considerable suffering hangs on those necklace strings.”
Victoria Finlay, Jewels: A Secret History

“I realized it was like a dating agency: the ions are the lost souls looking for mates; the electrolyte is the agency that can help them find each other.”
Victoria Finlay, Jewels: A Secret History

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