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It is about love, passion, talent, ambition, struggle, desperate poverty, despair, hope, and friendship.
"Claude and Camille" by Stephanie Cowell is a story of young Claude Monet and his love and muse, Camille Doncieux, who appeared in Monet's famous paintings.
I love historical fiction when it brings a sense of true life to the 'characters'--real people--depicted.
It was a very good read. A terrific love story. We'll written.Published 5 days ago by Margaret Shevlin
I enjoyed the history and it made Claude and his fellow painters come to life for me. Their struggle just to live but their determination to paint was wonderful to witness; to... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Penny D. Crandal
A lovely and fascinating read! The struggle of a group with artistic vision and terrible funding had me crossing my fingers - burning oil paintings for warmth? Starving? Read morePublished 14 days ago by Psymansez
Although the writing is often stilted and awkward the story is well and thoroughly told. I feel I know
The great painter and his Camille.
my book club reviewed it recently and all six present liked it very much.
one member brought a book of paintings and added even more interest.
I've seen Money's works in many of the world's museums but this is the most I've known about the man and artist and, of course, his beloved Camille. The novel is well-written. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lee
Loved this book! The characters are beautifully described...you felt like you were there! Highly recommend this book if you like historical fiction. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This is a wonderful read.... I couldn't put it down and was so sorry to get to the end. I wish there were morePublished 1 month ago by K. Pierce