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Short Life in a Strange World: Birth to Death in 42 Panels

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Sure to be hailed alongside H is for Hawk and The Hare with Amber Eyes, an exceptional work that is at once an astonishing journey across countries and continents, an immersive examination of a great artists work, and a moving and intimate memoir.

In 2012, facing the death of his father and impending fatherhood, Toby Ferris set off on a seemingly quixotic mission to track
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Published February 25th 2020 by Harper
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I was eagerly waiting to read this not knowing anything more than it was a book about Bruegel. I vaguely recall an art teacher showing our 8th grade class (probably Hunters in the Snow) and being bored stiff. That all turned around in old age in having the opportunity of seeing several of his works in person throughout Europe with those in the Prado and Kunsthistorisches Museum being the standouts. You can keep your renaissance Italians and 18th century French painters the most interesting part ...more
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