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The Matisse stories

Author: A S Byatt
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Three stories, each around a particular Matisse painting. In Medusa's Ankles, a hairdresser informs a customer he is considering leaving his wife because she has allowed her ankles to get fat. The novel describes the reaction of the customer, herself conscious of her waning looks.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Named Person: Henri Matisse; Henri Matisse
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A S Byatt
ISBN: 0679438823 9780679438823 067976223X 9780679762232
OCLC Number: 31661856
Description: 134 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Contents: Medusa's ankles --
Art work --
The Chinese lobster.
Responsibility: A.S. Byatt.
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Three stories, each around a particular Matisse painting. In Medusa's Ankles, a hairdresser informs a customer he is considering leaving his wife because she has allowed her ankles to get fat. The novel describes the reaction of the customer, herself conscious of her waning looks.

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