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Gustave Moreau: Between Epic and Dream
Gustave Moreau: Between Epic and Dream
by Gustave Moreau
Edition: Hardcover
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5.0 out of 5 stars A Mesmerizing Exposition of Moreau's Work, April 19, 2015
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Bought this after reading MJ Rose's "The Witch of Painted Sorrows" which features Moreau as the teacher of the book's heroine. His mystical and intuitive sense of his subject matter and use of paint to convey deeper sentiments intrigued me. His work is detailed and fantastical, depicting biblical and mythological scenes and themes as political commentary. He was an iconoclast who isolated himself, going his own way, yet influenced his students Matisse and Roualt, as well as later artists, including the surrealists. His technique is awesome and his dedication to research scholarly in its breadth and depth. This is a beautiful book and very instructive about the paintings in it, which are from different periods of his life and various collections not easily seen.. His home museum is described including its contents. It is the same atelier to which he brought special students, including the heroine of the aforementioned novel. This is a book rich in images and content/ If you are drawn to Moreau, it's mesmerezing.


The Witch of Painted Sorrows (Daughters of La Lune)
The Witch of Painted Sorrows (Daughters of La Lune)
by M. J. Rose
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $17.14
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5.0 out of 5 stars Paint, Passion and Mystery Beyond Time, April 19, 2015
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This book made me want to paint in oils. I was so inspired I ordered a big expensive book of Gustave Moreau's paintings and history. A grlipping story of cross-century romance and mystery.
Full of lush detailed description of 19th century Paris, the sensual persona and mansion of a grand courtesan, and the lust to paint. Gustave Moreau is featured as a teacher at L'Ecole de Beaux Arts - a real school at which he was a real teacher, of Matisse, Roualt, and our fictitious heroine. He shares his personal mystical relationship to painting with her as her work resonates with him strongly for reasons that are part of the enchanting plot.
I am sure that others have described the plot already so suffice it to say that for anyone who loves art, culture, gothic intrigue and passion, try it. I ordered all of MJ Rose's other books after reading this. BTW: I am both an artist and a writer, as well as a musician and have a strong background in all the arts. I don't have much time for reading novels - but I made time to read this book and will make time for her others. For more on lives interconnecting through time and geographies, check out "Bleeding Through" by Nina Ayin, a first novel by an accomplished artist and writer.


Sugar Free Hard Candy Pralines 'n Cream 2.25oz
Sugar Free Hard Candy Pralines 'n Cream 2.25oz

4.0 out of 5 stars baskin robbins: bring these back! There's no substitute..., March 22, 2015
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wish they hadn't discontinued these; the best there was; all flavors were excellent!


SoundOff by Evans Universal Bass Mute
SoundOff by Evans Universal Bass Mute
Price: $34.99
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1.0 out of 5 stars useless for my drum, March 22, 2015
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doesn't go with my bass even tho i entered the size


Liberace - Behind The Music
Liberace - Behind The Music
DVD ~ Susan Almgren
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5.0 out of 5 stars well done: Michael Douglas & Matt Damon must be seen to be believed, March 22, 2015
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This review is from: Liberace - Behind The Music (DVD)
An intriguing biopic; I ordered it after reading a New Yorker magazine article on Liberace. I knew nothing about him other than as a flamboyant guy who played the piano…i was incredulous that michael douglas would take on this role. the dapper douglas jettisoned all ego as the embodiment of one of the icons of our time. And the glorious Matt Damon - of the Bourne Conspiracy films - he,too, played against type here - another unlikely but excellent choice. These two actors who could have rested on their laurels & chosen any roles, rose to the challenge of portraying two tragic figures: the aging closet gay Liberace & the lonely young man who gave himself up to this father figure with disastrous results. Without flinching, the actors boldly embody the eventual debased humiliation of both men. intense & gripping; i highly recommend it - but not for the faint of heart.


Waist Band Extenders for Weight Gain/Maternity Pants & Skirts
Waist Band Extenders for Weight Gain/Maternity Pants & Skirts

5.0 out of 5 stars waist salvation!, March 22, 2015
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I'm not pregnant but might as well be. without these my size 8 pants would be unwearable.


Decoding the Human Body-Field: The New Science of Information as Medicine
Decoding the Human Body-Field: The New Science of Information as Medicine
by Peter H. Fraser
Edition: Paperback
Price: $17.39
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5.0 out of 5 stars The Physics of Healing for non-scientists, March 22, 2015
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I was actually able to understand & enjoy the quantum & other physics explanations in this book, much to my delight & surprise. Joan Wilcox is a wizard at combining the human interest story of two brilliant men battling the same illness with the scientific & wholistic principles that led them to a radically new approach to healing: the body as an information system.


The Dresden Files: Season 1
The Dresden Files: Season 1
DVD ~ Paul Blackthorne
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Price: $11.93
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5.0 out of 5 stars wanting more…..., March 22, 2015
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This review is from: The Dresden Files: Season 1 (DVD)
have watched this magical, charming & beguiling series many times & only wish there was more…..


Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
by Kelly A. Turner
Edition: Hardcover
Price: $19.70
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars hghly readable & Inspiring, March 22, 2015
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Having worked with cancer patients over the years this is the book I've been waiting for! It addresses THE QUESTION: why do some survive and not others? The author succinctly organizes her extensive research findings into categories of survivor's practices as well as anecdotes. This book was recommended by my homeopathic M.D. doctor in response to my sharing with him my work with a chemo-intolerant cancer patient.


Orei DVD-P901 9-Inch Swivel Screen Multi Region Free Portable DVD Player - 4.5 Hour Long Battery Life - USB/SD Card Input
Orei DVD-P901 9-Inch Swivel Screen Multi Region Free Portable DVD Player - 4.5 Hour Long Battery Life - USB/SD Card Input
Price: $99.99
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5.0 out of 5 stars Love It!, March 22, 2015
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my only problem was trying to open it on the wrong side as i thought the hinge was a latch. Volume doesn't get very loud sometimes even with headphones but suffices for most dvd's .highly recommend it - bought two!


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