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Victoria Finlay

Autor/a de Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox

6+ obres 2,937 Membres 50 Ressenyes 2 preferits

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I thoroughly enjoyed this book, which explored the history of fabric through a number of journeys taken by the author. I loved her previous books on color and jewels. She inserts herself into this one more, which sometimes enhances and at other times detracts from the narrative, but the stories of the fabrics remain fascinating. I was especially surprised at just how interesting the man made fabrics were, from serendipity ( gore-Tex Kevlar) to adventure (space suits) this book had something for everyone… (més)
 
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cspiwak | Mar 6, 2024 |
a "gem" of a book.
I liked it's organization, the stories of the people and the gems themselves and the myths surrounding them. An enjoyable and informative read
 
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cspiwak | Hi ha 12 ressenyes més | Mar 6, 2024 |
interesting but not compelling at all, I had to remind myself to pick it up
 
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jskeltz | Hi ha 28 ressenyes més | Nov 23, 2023 |
Lots of detail and worthwhile but I liked Secret Lives of Color a little better.
 
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kslade | Hi ha 28 ressenyes més | Dec 8, 2022 |

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Obres
6
També de
1
Membres
2,937
Popularitat
#8,722
Valoració
3.9
Ressenyes
50
ISBN
43
Llengües
4
Preferit
2

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