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Potter Edmund de Waal on an inspiring legacy

By Imogen Lamb

Edmund de Waal is one of the world's best-known contemporary potters. His works sell for up to 60,000 euros apiece. But now he's won acclaim for something quite different: a book. The hare with amber eyes: a hidden inheritance tells the story of his rich ancestors, and of a remarkable collection of small Japanese sculptures that has been passed down through five generations of his family.

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