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Favourite books of our Friends

Circle of Friends

Below are the books our Friends named as their favourite.

Self portrait, 1949 by Louis Kahan
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Self portrait, 1949 (detail) by Louis Kahan

Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal – two people nominated this one!

The Origins of Knowledge and Imagination by Jacob Bronowski

The Watch Tower by Elizabeth Harrower

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

The Dust That Falls from Dreams by Louis de Bernieres.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing

The Art of Photography: An Approach to Personal Expression by Bruce Barnbaum

The Persimmon Tree by Bryce Courtney

Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame

Home by Leila Chudori

Longitude by Dava Sobel

Life and Love in the Apennines by Eric Newby

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon

A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry.

The Eye of the Sheep by Sofia Laguna

A Very Private Diary by Mary Morris

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley

Portrait Painting Atelier by Juliet Aristedes