November Meeting

By: The Company Of Books  05/12/2011

For our meeting on Wed November 16th, we are reading Painted Ladies by Siobhán Parkinson.

Jacket Synopsis:
“Late in the nineteenth century, a beautiful young art student from Copenhagen arrives in Paris, breathless with excitement and longing to become a painter. Surrounded by artists in bustling cafés, Marie is swept away into a vivid and colourful world of mistresses and fourth wives, painted fishermen and cramped Parisian studios, ultimately leading her to the acclaimed painter Soren Kroyer.

But despite the friendship that grows between Marie and fellow artist Anna, Marie is always on the outside of Kroyer’s artistic circle, unsure as to whether she can ever become more than a painted lady.”

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