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by David Ebershoff
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Figgy O'Connell
Figgy O'Connell rated it 5 years ago
Actual rating 2.5In the opening pages of this story, the reader is witness to the first time that Einar Wegener is asked to model for his wife’s painting. The subject of her painting, an opera singer named Anna, is otherwise engaged, and Einar does have the slender build to fit Anna’s dress, stockin...
florinda3rs
florinda3rs rated it 11 years ago
A novel based on the story of the first known male-to-female sex change sounds potentially off-putting, doesn't it? I can't say the premise of The Danish Girl grabbed me right off the bat. But author David Ebershoff's historical fiction The 19th Wife was my one of my Books of the Year for 2009, and ...
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