Una ragazza da Tiffany
Publish date: 2010
Publisher: Neri Pozza
Pages no: 504
Edition language: Italian
I was going to give this novel four stars, but after some thinking I felt I might've been a little too generous with my four stars, hence skewing my whole rating system. I ended up revising the ratings for a lot of books on my Goodreads shelf, and giving this one three stars instead. Clara's hero-wo...
The problem I have with historical fiction is anachronism. It drives me nuts when modern sensibilities creep into an historical setting.
DNF'd after 214 pages. Characters are too bland and the prose too dull to further pursue reading.
I have to start this off by stating that I am a huge Susan Vreeland fan. I love the way she incorporates historical fact, artists, their works and the flavour of the time into a completely readable and most importantly, enjoyable book. This book is no different. Clara Driscoll was an avid letter ...
I really enjoyed this one, filled as it was with plenty of historical details of Gilded Era New York City. At the center of it all was one of the unknown artists of the time, Clara Driscoll, who worked for Louis Comfort Tiffany in his studios. The narrative flows well, and we get to see Clara's life...
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