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The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington: A Surreal Life by [Moorhead, Joanna]
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Length: 304 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
Page Flip: Enabled Language: English
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This biography is as strange and haunting as Leonora Carrington's surrealist paintings (Lynn Barber Sunday Times)

The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington could easily have run to at least a hundred or so extra pages without exhausting its subject . . . a charming and at times inspirational book (Literary Review)

An intimate portrait of this wild child of surrealism and tells her fascinating story as recounted during a series of meetings in the later stages of her life (Tate etc.)

A funny, touching account of Joanna Moorhead 's unexpected friendship with the wildly imaginative painter and writer who happened to be her long-lost cousin . . . She is lucky to have found such a memorialist. (Peter Conrad Obesrver)

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A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 10364 KB
  • Print Length: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Virago (6 April 2017)
  • Sold by: Hachette Book Group (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01LZ1ON2P
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #235,952 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Teresa Hoagland
5.0 out of 5 starsI love this book
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5.0 out of 5 starsExcellent read
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vivian bondy
5.0 out of 5 starsAs an artist myself (painter and sculptor) I enjoyed reading the book immensely
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margaret atwood
1.0 out of 5 starsSome parts of the book are very boring. It is better to read Leonora Carrington's own ...
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pointy
3.0 out of 5 starsStrangely laid out images with half the image off the ...
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