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Gioconda smile

Aldous Huxley

Gioconda smile

and other stories

by Aldous Huxley

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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Triad in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Chatto & Windus, 1957.

StatementAldous Huxley.
The Physical Object
Pagination365 p. ;
Number of Pages365
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19643445M
ISBN 100586059709

A smile of velvet's lustre on the cheek ; Calm lips the smile leads upward ; hand that lies Glowing and soft, the patience in its rest Of cruelty that waits and doth not seek For prey ; a dusky forehead and a breast Where twilight touches ripeness amorously: Behind her, crystal rocks, a sea and skies. The Gioconda Smile (Panther Books) by Huxley, Aldous and a great selection of related books, Internally the book is clean and in reasonable order. Unusual first edition published in Germany in English. Scans available - Buy with confidence and support a genuine Independent Bookshop.

  Mona Lisa posed with a dark smile because she was married off to a slave trader at j a new book which investigated her family background suggests. Lisa Gherardini, the .   The Italians have a word to explain Mona Lisa's smile: sfumato. It means blurry, ambiguous and up to the imagination. But now, according to Dr. Margaret Livingstone, a Author: Sandra Blakeslee.

The Gioconda Smile: Souvenir Theatre Programme Performed at Wyndham's Theatre Charing Cross Road, London Huxley, Aldous [Starring Clive Brook, Valerie Taylor, Mary Merrall, Noel Howlett in] Published by Published First Night Performance 17th January. Climax - The Gioconda Smile was released on: USA: 11 November Asked in Books and Literature What leads the author to the climax of the book Holes by Louis Sachar?


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