Victoria Finlay


Born
November 19, 1964


Victoria Finlay is a writer and journalist, known for her books on colour and jewels. Her most famous book is Colour: Travels Through The Paint Box.

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Average rating: 3.79 · 60,468 ratings · 789 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
Color: A Natural History of...

3.78 avg rating — 58,924 ratings — published 2003 — 24 editions
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Jewels: A Secret History

4.10 avg rating — 1,082 ratings — published 2006 — 13 editions
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The Brilliant History of Co...

4.21 avg rating — 433 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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黑色,Black

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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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