Beyond Measure by Pauline HoldstockBeyond Measure by Pauline Holdstock

Beyond Measure

byPauline Holdstock

Paperback | September 13, 2003

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The art world of mid-16th century Italy comes to life through the eyes of a piebald slave stolen from her home and family in Africa.

Chiara, as she is eventually named, is sold to Paolo Pallavicino, an artist in service of Giuliano de Medici. When several unfortunate incidents occur, the artist’s wife believes her to be a curse and demands that she be sent away. From this starting point, Chiara works her way from painter to painter, observing the games the artists play on each other and the rivalries that fuel their artistic creations.

Pauline Holdstock was born in England and moved to Vancouver in 1974. She now lives on Vancouver Island, and is the author of many short stories, essays and anthologies. She was selected as a finalist for the Books In Canada First Novel Award in 1988 for The Blackbird’s Song and in 2002 was awarded first place for fiction by the Feder...
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Title:Beyond MeasureFormat:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.51 × 5.56 × 1.08 inPublished:September 13, 2003Publisher:CORLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:189695149X

ISBN - 13:9781896951492

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