The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72
Publish date: October 12th 2010
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, 18th Century
The title of this book is The Paper Garden : An Artist Begins Her Life’s Work At 72. I want to state for those, like me, who had never hear of the artist Mary Granville Pendarves Delany technically she did not become an artist at 72 which is the impression I gathered from the title. So just in cas...
This marvelous book is a mix of biography and memoir, written in a beautiful, inviting style that feels as if the author is having coffee with you and sharing her latest research. Molly Peacock is a poet who conveys Mary Granville Delaney's life in lovely, lyrical detail that is educational and enj...