The Hound in the Left-hand Corner: A Novel by Giles Waterfield
By Giles Waterfield
During this brilliantly witty satire -- a bestseller within the united kingdom -- a prestigious British museum launches an formidable new exhibit...which fast turns into a seasonal nightmare.
Think day within the lifetime of a London museum director is chilly, quiet, and austere? re-examine. Giles Waterfield brings a mixture of highbrow comedy and knockabout farce to the topic during this tale of 1 lengthy day in a museum jam-packed with scandals, screw-upsŠand various scalawags.
At the start of The Hound within the Left-hand nook, Auberon, the intense yet afflicted director of the Museum of British historical past, is getting ready one midsummer's day for the hole of the main astonishing exhibition his museum has ever staged. the center piece is a portray of the exciting woman St. John strikingly attired as Puck, which hasn't been proven in London in 100 years. because the day passes, the portrait arouses disquieting questions, jealousies, rivalries -- and quite a lot of unusual affections -- within the minds of the museum employees. As site visitors and staff pour in, the strain rises -- and Auberon himself has the hilariously ridiculous activity of protecting the peace, with out wasting his personal feel of truth as well.
For every body who loves the farce of David hotel and Michael Frayn, or maybe the Antiques Roadshow, the fast moving, hilarious satire of The Hound within the Left-hand nook is certain to please and entertain.
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