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Hans Van Manen
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PORTRAIT

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Published 1986 by Uniboek bv Netherlands
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Laura Rittenhouse
Sep 07, 2010 Laura Rittenhouse rated it really liked it
Excellent book. It is in that small category of books that I classify as ORIGINAL. How many of those do you read any more?

The story is told in the first person by a piece of canvas. It begins with a fire which he expects to consume him and his "life" sort of flashes through his mind as he retells his beginnings in an art supply shop through his anticipation of what use he'd be put to up to the point of his upcomming demise. The majority of the story takes place in an artists studio but the outsi
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Shenara
Mar 20, 2010 Shenara rated it liked it
A wierd book, written from the point of view of a blank canvass. Starts out pleasantly but is followed by the unveiling of the main character's hidden personality.
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