The Hound in the Left-hand Corner: A Novel

The Hound in the Left-hand Corner: A Novel

Giles Waterfield


In this brilliantly witty satire -- a bestseller within the united kingdom -- a prestigious British museum launches an bold new exhibit...which speedy turns into a seasonal nightmare.
imagine 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 choked with scandals, screw-upsŠand various scalawags.
at the start of The Hound within the Left-hand Corner, Auberon, the intense yet stricken director of the Museum of British heritage, is getting ready one midsummer's day for the outlet of the main awesome 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 visitors and staff pour in, the stress rises -- and Auberon himself has the hilariously ridiculous job of conserving the peace, with no wasting his personal feel of fact to boot.
for everybody who loves the farce of David resort and Michael Frayn, or perhaps the Antiques Roadshow, the fast moving, hilarious satire of The Hound within the Left-hand Corner is certain to please and entertain.

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