Dali, Salvador Hidden Faces (Picador Books)

ISBN 13: 9780330243544

Hidden Faces (Picador Books)

3.64 avg rating
( 414 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780330243544: Hidden Faces (Picador Books)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 


In Salvador Dali's only novel - an international best-seller - we enter the bizarre world already familiar to us from his paintings.

In rich and visual language Dali portrays the intrigues and love affirs of a group of eccentric aristocrats, who, in their luxury and extravagance, symbolize decadent Europe in the 1930s. The story of their tangled lives, up to the closing days of the Second World War, constitutes a dramatic vehicle for Dali's unique vision.


Peter Owen Publishers has over many decades published authors of international renown. Our list contains 10 winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature. We continue to promote in English the best writers from around the world. Visit us at www.peterowen.com and follow us @PeterOwenPubs.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Review:

Start the first page and you are in the presence of an old-fashioned baroque novel, intelligent, extravagant, as photographically precise as his paintings but not so silly . . . Dalí notices everything. --P.J. Kavanagh, Guardian

So full of visual invention, so witty, so charged with an almost Dickensian energy that it's difficult not to accept its author's own arrogant valuation of himself as a genius. --George Melly

Flames positively lick from Salvador Dalí s pages. --Hilary Spurling, Harpers & Queen

From the Back Cover:

In Salvador Dali's Hidden Faces - now in its sixth impression in English - we enter the bizarre world already familiar to us from his paintings. Dali describes, in vividly visual terms, the intrigues and love affairs of a group of dazzling, eccentric aristocrats, who, with their luxurious and extravagant lifestyle, symbolize the decadence of Europe in the 1930's. The story of the tangled lives of the protagonists, from the Paris riots of February 1934 to the closing days of the Second World War, constitutes a brilliant and dramatic vehicle for Dali's unique vision and reads as an epitaph to pre-war Europe.

'The book is ... so full of visual invention, so witty, so charged with an almost Dickensian energy that it's difficult not to accept its author's own arrogant valuation of himself as a genius.' George Melly, The Observer

'Start the first page and you are in the presence of an old-fashioned baroque novel, intelligent, extravagant, as photographically precise as his paintings but not so silly ... Dali notices everthing ...' PJ Kavanagh, Guardian

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Buy Used
Condition: Good
Connecting readers with great books... Learn more about this copy

Shipping: 1.50
Within U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780720619010: Hidden Faces

Featured Edition

ISBN 10: 0720619017 ISBN 13: 9780720619010
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers, 2016
Softcover

9780688002374: Hidden faces

Peter ..., 1974
Hardcover

9780720606874: Hidden Faces

Peter ..., 1987
Softcover

9780720604825: Hidden Faces

Peter ..., 1973
Softcover

9780720611397: Hidden Faces

Peter ..., 2001
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Salvador Dali
Published by Pan Books (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Paperback Quantity available: 1
Seller:
HPB-Ruby
(Dallas, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Pan Books, 1975. Paperback. Condition: Good. Connecting readers with great books since 1972. Used books may not include companion materials, some shelf wear, may contain highlighting/notes, may not include cdrom or access codes. Customer service is our top priority!. Seller Inventory # S_290401073

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
4.08
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 1.50
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Salvador Dali
Published by Pan Books (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Softcover Quantity available: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Pan Books, 1975. Condition: Good. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in Used-Good condition. Pages and cover are clean and intact. Used items may not include supplementary materials such as CDs or access codes. May show signs of minor shelf wear and contain limited notes and highlighting. Seller Inventory # 0330243543-2-4

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
7.15
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Salvador Dali
Published by Pan Books
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Paperback Quantity available: 1
Seller:
ThriftBooks-Chicago
(AURORA, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Pan Books. Paperback. Condition: Fair. No Jacket. A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less. Seller Inventory # G0330243543I5N00

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
7.16
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Dali, Salvador
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Paperback Quantity available: 1
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR003423405

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
3.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Dali, Salvador
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Paperback Quantity available: 1
Seller:
WorldofBooks
(Goring-By-Sea, WS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Seller Inventory # GOR001708131

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
3.22
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 6.99
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

6.

Salvador Dali
Published by Pan Macmillan (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Quantity available: 2
Seller:
Better World Books Ltd
(Dunfermline, United Kingdom)

Book Description Pan Macmillan, 1975. Condition: Good. New Ed. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # GRP88658066

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
7.03
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

7.

Salvador Dali
Published by Pan Macmillan (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Quantity available: 1
Seller:
Better World Books Ltd
(Dunfermline, United Kingdom)

Book Description Pan Macmillan, 1975. Condition: Good. New Ed. Ships from the UK. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Seller Inventory # 9508845-20

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
7.03
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 4
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

8.

Salvador Dali
Published by Macmillan (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Soft cover Quantity available: 1
Seller:
Paper Moon Books
(Portland, OR, U.S.A.)

Book Description Macmillan, 1975. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. 318pp. trade paperback. Cover is illustrated by Dali. This is his first novell. Bookplate on the back inside cover. An elaborate plot and language. The engrossing story of transcending love which reaches the heights of ecstasy and the depths of demonic possession. Seller Inventory # 003098

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
10.03
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 3
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

9.

Salvador Dali
Published by Picador, U.K. (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Quantity available: 1
Seller:
John Cockle
(Sturminster Newton, DORS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Picador, U.K., 1975. Condition: Good. Paperback Reprint. Translated in to English by Haakon Chevakier.Softcover is a little yellowed on the rear and spine creased.Foxing on prelims and endpapers.Inked name and date underneath frontispiece photograph of Dali. Page edges 'tanned'. Seller Inventory # 16518

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
5
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 12
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds
Seller Image

10.

Salvador Dali: trans. Haakon Chevalier
Published by Picador (1975)
ISBN 10: 0330243543 ISBN 13: 9780330243544
Used Soft cover Quantity available: 1
Seller:
Rodney Rogers
(Shrewsbury, United Kingdom)

Book Description Picador, 1975. Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. Glossy pictorial card cover. 130 x 196 x 25mm. 318pp. Cover a little discoloured, with minor creasing on spine; pages age-browned on edges, but clean and unmarked internally; binding sound. NB: An extra shipping charge may be requested for heavier or more valuable items. All our 'Seller Images' show the actual item you will receive. Seller Inventory # 004501

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy Used
2
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 21.16
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book