Una ragazza da Tiffany
Publish date: 2010
Publisher: Neri Pozza
Pages no: 504
Edition language: Italian
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...
Susan Vreeland's latest novel, "Clara and Mr. Tiffany," provides a look at women's lot during the earliest days of the industrial revolution and in the arts. Clara Driscoll and the other "Tiffany girls" were designers and creators of the famous lamps that came from the Louis Comfort Tiffany Worksho...
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