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Look at Me

Look at Me( )
Author: Brookner, Anita
Series title:Vintage Contemporaries Ser.
ISBN:978-0-679-73813-8
Publication Date:Dec 2014
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Imprint:Vintage
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $24.99
Book Description:

A lonely art historian absorbed in her research seizes the opportunity to share in the joys and pleasures of the lives of a glittering couple, only to find her hopes of companionship and happiness shattered.

Book Details
Pages:208
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Women
Fiction / Friendship
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13.31 x 20.32 x 1.422 cm
Book Weight:0.227 Kilograms
Author Biography
Brookner, Anita (Author)
Anita Brookner was born in London, England on July 16, 1928. She received a BA in history from King's College London in 1949 and a doctorate in art history from the Courtauld Institute of Art in 1953. She went on to lecture in art at Reading University and the Courtauld Institute, where she specialized in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century French art. She became the first woman to be named as Slade Professor of Art at Cambridge University in 1967.

Her first novel, A Start in Life, was published in 1981. Some of her other works include The Bay of Angels, The Next Big Thing, The Rules of Engagement, Latecomers, Leaving Home, Incidents in the Rue Laugier, Look at Me, and Strangers. Hotel du Lac won the Booker Prize for Fiction in 1984 and was adapted for television in 1986. She has also written scholarly works about Jacques Louis David, Jean Baptiste Greuze, and Jean-Antoine Watteau. She died on March 10, 2016 at the age of 87.

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