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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.
This book was better at the end than at the beginning. Overall. I enjoyed it, but I found the writing to be somewhat disjointed and uneven, particularly through the first half. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Glenda Lynne
If you are an artist and like Susan Vreeland's books you will like this one too.Published 5 days ago by Rachel Wierda
May be a fair soap opera novel but as a matter of presenting a story which has a material factual foundation, it is useless and confusing. Read morePublished 14 days ago by Donald J. Heng
Claude is determined to paint. Camille is a young woman who falls in love with him and leaves her respected family to live start a life with him. Claude loves Camille... Read morePublished 14 days ago by Megan
I enjoyed learning more about the artist and Camille but it was a bit difficult to read as it is very amateurly written.Published 16 days ago by Aimee
Before you leave for Paris to see Monet's gardens and all his wonderful paintings you must read this book. It puts everything from the Impressionist era into perspective. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Donna
Monet, you'd have to be living under a rock to have never seen a work of art done by his hand but what do you know about his life and the struggles he faced during his life? Read morePublished 2 months ago by Shuffy2