skip to content
Imagined lives : portraits of unknown people Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Imagined lives : portraits of unknown people

Author: John Banville; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : National Portrait Gallery, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English
Database:WorldCat
Summary:

Fictional character sketches by John Banville, Tracy Chevalier, Julian Fellowes, Alexander McCall Smith, Terry Pratchett, Sarah Singleton, Joanna Trollope and Minette Walters. To complement recent  Read more...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Catalogs
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Banville; National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781855144552 1855144557
OCLC Number: 761382458
Notes: Accompanies an exhibition held at the National Portrait Gallery, London from Dec. 2011-June 2012.
"Eight internationally acclaimed authors have invented imaginary biographies and character sketches based on fourteen unidentified portraits."--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction --
False Mary / Alexander McCall Smith --
Mathilda's letter ; I am Mary Douglas / Minette Walters --
The life of Nicholas Colthurst ; The life of Edmund Audley / Sarah Singleton --
Rosy ; A hand on my shoulder / Tracy Chevalier --
From the diary of Paxton Whitfield ; A letter from Catherine Hartshorn / Joanna Trollope --
The biography of William Wrightson, 2nd Viscount Dorchester ; Blanche Vavasour, Lady Marchmont / Julian Fellowes --
The life of Joachim Müller ; The life of Launcelot Northbrook / John Banville --
The tale of Joshua Easement / Terry Pratchett --
Did my hero look like that? : identifying sitters in historic British portraits / Tarnya Cooper --
The portraits.
Responsibility: fictional character sketches by John Banville [and others].

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/761382458>
library:oclcnum"761382458"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/761382458>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1117174>
rdf:typeschema:Intangible
schema:name"Short stories, English"@en
schema:name"Short stories, English."@en
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:contributor
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2011"
schema:description"Introduction -- False Mary / Alexander McCall Smith -- Mathilda's letter ; I am Mary Douglas / Minette Walters -- The life of Nicholas Colthurst ; The life of Edmund Audley / Sarah Singleton -- Rosy ; A hand on my shoulder / Tracy Chevalier -- From the diary of Paxton Whitfield ; A letter from Catherine Hartshorn / Joanna Trollope -- The biography of William Wrightson, 2nd Viscount Dorchester ; Blanche Vavasour, Lady Marchmont / Julian Fellowes -- The life of Joachim Müller ; The life of Launcelot Northbrook / John Banville -- The tale of Joshua Easement / Terry Pratchett -- Did my hero look like that? : identifying sitters in historic British portraits / Tarnya Cooper -- The portraits."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1044601362>
schema:genre"Catalogs."@en
schema:genre"Catalogs"@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Imagined lives : portraits of unknown people"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:workExample
umbel:isLike<http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBB1D2626>

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.