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Utamaro Revealed - book signing

Oct.12.2009

Gina Collia-Suzuki will be signing copies of 'Utamaro Revealed: A Guide to Subjects, Themes & Motifs'' at Waterstone's in Weston-super-Mare on November 19th, between 3:30pm and 8:30pm, as part of the Waterstone's Christmas late-night shopping launch.

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Comments from Gina

Dec.31.2010 - 1:10 pm
In response to: In Paris... And in the Pink
I love pink too! There has been much clutching and hugging going on here. I am currently torn between sleeping with it...
Dec.31.2010 - 1:02 pm
In response to: In Paris... And in the Pink
I was the same... One bag, used until the handles fell off. Then I visited Galeries Lafayette for the first time. I'm...
Dec.31.2010 - 12:51 pm
In response to: In Paris... And in the Pink
Ah, a husband who can choose a good handbag should be declared a national treasure. Mine also has this skill, and I...
Oct.20.2010 - 5:02 pm
In response to: The Poor Poet
Fedotov's fellow is really down on his luck. He's just one step away from Spitzweg's poet's garret. At least he's...
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Published Reviews

The Wonderful Demise of Benjamin Arnold Guppy
Jun.01.2009
Published by Allbooks Review
Do you like your neighbours? Are they good, wholesome people who like to get on with you? If they are, then you are lucky. Your neighbours could be Ben and Pat Guppy. Who? If you...