Pictures at an Exhibition

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Scribner's, 1993 - Fiction - 278 pages
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Thomas returns to the dark, provocative themes of his masterpiece The White Hotel with this novel set in the nightmare that was Auschwitz and in London 50 years later. A stunning and powerful achievement in which each character's identity is in some way hidden, and the suspense of unmasking them is unmercifully sustained.

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Pictures at an exhibition

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Organized around an exhibition of Edvard Munch paintings portraying love, jealousy, despair, and death, Thomas's novel is a stunning commentary on the effects of the Holocaust on society today. The ... Read full review

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Writer and translator D. M. Thomas was born in Cornwall, England on January 27, 1935. He graduated with First Class Honours in English from New College, Oxford and became a teacher. In 1979, he became a full-time author and his best-known work is The White Hotel. His works also include memoirs, poetry and translations of Pushkin and Anna Akhmatova.

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