The Face And The Mask (Paperback)

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"The Face and the Mask" is a short story collection by Canadian-Scottish novelist Robert Barr. Through a succession of engaging vignettes, the book provides a riveting view into late-nineteenth-century society and human nature. Barr's ability of narrative shines through as he delves into the dualities of human character and the masks humans wear in various social contexts. Each narrative explores the complexity of identity and the disparity between one's public character and their inner aspirations, secrets, and intentions. Barr deftly exposes people's public personas while revealing the underlying truths that lurk beneath. From Scotland to America, and from artists to journalists, the collection offers a complex tapestry of human experiences and difficulties. Barr digs into subjects like love, ambition, duplicity, and social expectations with wit and great insight. "The Face and the Mask" is an engrossing examination of human psychology and the complex interplay between appearance and truth. Barr's timeless stories continue to captivate readers, providing significant insights into the complexity of human nature and the masks we all wear on a daily basis.

Product Details
ISBN: 9789359320199
ISBN-10: 9359320196
Publisher: Double 9 Books
Publication Date: December 1st, 2023
Pages: 184
Language: English