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The colour of heaven

Author: James Runcie
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the author of THE DISCOVERY OF CHOCOLATE ' a romantic historical quest set in Renaissance Florence and China surrounding the search for ultramarine. THE COLOUR OF HEAVEN is a fictional account of a young man who travelled to what are now Afghanistan and China to discover lapis lazuli, the precious stone that when turned into ultramarine changed the history of painting ' allowing artists to abandon gold as a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Historical fiction
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: James Runcie
ISBN: 9780007494996 0007494998
OCLC Number: 823319597
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: James Runcie.

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From the author of THE DISCOVERY OF CHOCOLATE - a romantic historical quest set in Renaissance Florence and China surrounding the search for ultramarine.  Read more...

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