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I highly recommend it to anyone who, like me, enjoys good historical fiction.
This was a great read, historical fiction at its best---new interesting history immersed in a story about people following the constraints of the period.
I enjoyed reading this book but it wasn't the kind of novel I'll be coming back to re-read again and again.
I love Lynn Cullen's writing, but this one was a disappointment. It became very dull three quarters of the way through. Not worth the time.Published 2 months ago by Deborah
This story could have been a great story of love and intrigue except for one thing... The author just didn't have the creative mind for it. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Lina Garcia
This is the one time in my life where I picked a book because of it's cover and it was exactly what I wanted it to be. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jana
I heard about this book and finally got to order it...enjoy reading it and would recommend it to whoever that likes to read historical fiction.Published 9 months ago by gina aghili
Sofonisba Anguissola was Michaelangelo's apprentice. This is her story.
The epic tale is captivating, though the writing can be a little verbose at times. Read more
Lynn Cullen's "The Creation of Eve" has the subject matter - and title - of a higher work. The richness and detail of the Renaissance world has been covered many times, and Cullen... Read morePublished on October 24, 2011 by Lauren Magnussen
Sofonisba Anguissola was that rarity in the Renaissance - a female painter who had studied with Michaelangelo. Many of her paintings survive today - her portraits are exceptional. Read morePublished on October 13, 2011 by Emmi331
I enjoyed the book which was quite informative of the time period in Spain. I read historical fiction, besides for the entertainment, for easily assimilated accounts of the past,... Read morePublished on August 13, 2011 by Lyric LaMage
although id been aware of female artists in the 16th century, id never heard of sofonisba anguilloso from italy or her sojourn at the spanish court of phillip. Read morePublished on July 12, 2011 by xwordqueen