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Blue Postcards - Douglas Bruton

Blue Postcards - Douglas Bruton

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Once there was a street in Paris and it was called the Street of Tailors. This was years back, in the blue mists of memory.

Now it's the 1950s and Henri is the last tailor on the street. With meticulous precision he takes the measurements of men and notes them down in his leather-bound ledger. He draws on the cloth with a blue chalk, cuts the pieces and sews them together. When the suit is done, Henri adds a finishing touch: a blue Tekhelet thread hidden in the trousers somewhere, for luck. One day, the renowned French artist Yves Klein walks into the shop, and orders a suit.

Set in Paris, this atmospheric tale delicately intertwines three connected narratives and timelines, interspersed with observations of the colour blue. It is a meditation on truth and lies, memory and time and thought. It is a leap of the imagination, a leap into the void.

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Binding: Paperback

Number of Pages: 160

Year Published: 2021

Publisher: Fairlight Books

ISBN: 9781912054770

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