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↞ Free Hardcover ᇶ The White Road: Journey into an Obsession  ⣢ E-Pub Author Edmund de Waal ⥧ ↞ Free Hardcover ᇶ The White Road: Journey into an Obsession ⣢ E-Pub Author Edmund de Waal ⥧ The history of porcelain, as told in The White Road, is a constantly surprising, sometimes absolutely staggering, coming together of art, craft and commerce, politics and religion, national identity, larger than life characters and wild, sometimes ruinous obsession A terrific book If you read it, youll never look at porcelain the same way again Geoff Nicholson, Los Angeles Times The White Road is a unique book by a unique person Polyglot, steeped in art and literature and history, able to throw a pot and turn a sentence with equal skill, endlessly curious and stupendously diligent, aesthetic to his fingertips but also deeply moral, Mr de Waal brings a lot to the table, and with The White Road he goes all in Ben Downing, The Wall Street Journal It is rare for someone to write as well as Edmund de Waal, all the since it s his secondary vocation The White Road is the story of how objects, through the accumulation of intent, labor and the patina of history, accrue a sense of self Brian Thomas Gallagher, The Seattle Times A shimmering paean to porcelain De Waal digs deep into the substance of his live, and what he shares is precious Jean Zimmerman, NPRDe Waal is a master of telling stories through material objects He can see a vase and not only imagine the kind of room it once inhabited but the type of woman who might have brushed her fingertips across its lip Its de Waals own obsessionthe man counts pots when he cant sleep at nightthat infuses the narrative with a true sense of the hunt He is wonderfully manic in his research He allows himself to get lost for weeks, to travel someplace only to return empty handedwhich makes for a true adventure and a pleasure to read Thessaly La Force, The New Yorker The White Road is filled with marvelous examples of storytelling, and de Waal has a gift for inhabiting his characters Also, the historical material is interleaved with stories from de Waals own life as a ceramicist, which adds an extra and very welcome dimension to the tale.Christina Thompson, The Boston GlobeAt once meditation, memoir, and travelogue as well as history, The White Road is one of those unclassifiable books that simply astounds with the authors infectious love of his subject De Waals prose is both elegant and powerful Despite covering so many places, so many historical periods, and so many themes, de Waals beautiful narrative voice and his love for his subject manage to shape this book into an almost seamlessly formed whole Which leaves me with my one resentment regarding The White Road Its damned unfair that such a distinguished artist should also be such a great writer Kevin OKelly, The Christian Science MonitorDe Waal reveals the depths and permutations of his life shaping fascination with porcelain He brings a historians ardor for detail and a poets gifts for close observation and radiant distillation to this exquisite chronicle of his extensive porcelain investigations De Waals passionately and elegantly elucidated story of porcelain, laced with memoir and travelogue, serves as a portal into the madness and transcendence of our covetous obsession with beauty Donna Seaman, Booklist starred review A lyrical melding of art history, memoir, and philosophical meditation In short passages of allusive, radiant prose, de Waal chronicles his journeys in search of both the materials and the history of porcelain, discovering along the way men as obsessed as he De Waal s poetically recounted journey is a revelation Kirkus Reviews starred review De Waal blends art history and personal travelogue in this immersive hands on study of porcelain and its commercial and artistic appeal over the centuries He enlivens his account with portraits of the people whose quirky personalities and entrepreneurial zeal advanced the manufacture of porcelain across Europe A truly remarkable story Publishers Weekly starred review An immensely enjoyable meditation on what happens when the right mix of stone and clay enter the incandescent heat of a kiln Journeying to Jingdezhen, Dresden, South Carolina, and southwest England, de Waal tells the story of determined experimenters who reproduced the magic the Chinese had mastered A page turning account, both sweeping and intimate Library JournalEdmund de Waal is one of the worlds leading ceramic artists, and his porcelain is held in many major international collections His bestselling memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes, was shortlisted for numerous prizes and won the Costa Biography Award and the RSL Ondaatje Prize. 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    • The White Road: Journey into an Obsession
    • 3.4
    • 279
    • Hardcover
    • 417 pages
    • B00W1HFHDU
    • Edmund de Waal
    • English
    • 24 June 2017

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