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Also reminds them of loves lost Most of their stories were s #Girl In Hyacinth Blue #in Hyacinth Blue a lovely historical fiction with a twistthe tale is told backwards starting from the present and working its way back in time The main character is a paintingsupposedly a rare original by Vermeer Knowing nothing about art history this means little to me Luckily you don t have to know art history to enjoy the book You ust need to enjoy readingThe painting currently hangs in the home of a man whose father willed him the painting The man anguishes over the idea that his father got the during a Nazi raid on a Jewish #Home I Thought That Was #I thought that was to be the story line but that is not really what the book is about The plot follows the history of the painting back in time to when the artist painted the portrait of his daughterThe brief glimpse into each family s lives is Dictionnaire Infernal, ou Bibliothèque Universelle, sur les Etres, les Personnages, les Livres, les Faits et les Choses… just enough to make you wanting to learn about that group of people The idea of a painting or any object for that matter touching so many people throughout history makes me even intrigued by the ideaThe characters are gentle and endearing The story kept me readingI finished the book in two days The setting Holland makes the novel a bit exoticI think you will enjoy the beauty and gentleness of this unusual historical fictionMelissa Despite the three star review I am not implying that this book is bad or poorly written This is an author who writes well The reason behind the three stars was the format of the story It starts in the present Darkens From a proud father regretting his lost love to a compromised French noblewoman from a hanged girl to Vermeers own gifted daughter Susan Vreelands beautiful and luminous tales link to form an evocativeewel.
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The painting comes to life in each owners eyes Beautiful heartfelt descriptions A real work or art The author shows great love and respect for vermeers work ordered this as it said UK145 it arrived 136 hmm This
book was praised in a book review by a tv personality and as it sounded like awas praised in a book review by a tv personality and as it sounded like a read I tried it myself It was entertaining but didn t ring many bells for me I can t really believe in the characters and their feelings about the painting I loved this book I read it years ago but forgot title and author I
"just remembered the "remembered the and vivid images from chapters I think it is beautifully written and intriguing I am so happy I stumbled over it again I have it on my Kindle bought a hard copy for myself and many of my friends and family will get it from me as a gift I will certainly read works by Susan Vreeland But the uestion of how Cornelius s father obtained the painting he deftly avoided I did not know him well enough to press further without being pushy Not knowing this which he so carefully kept private I could not believe it to be genuine I finished the brandy and extricated myself politely enough thinking so what if it is isn t a Vermeer The painting s exuisite Let the fellow enjoy it At the opening of the novel Cornelius a college professor has a secret It s a secret he s never shared with anyone outside of his own family Finally he decides to trust a colleague and shows him into a special room inside his house where his treasure lies His secret treasure is. Susan Vreelands GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE was shortlisted for the ABA Best Novel of the Year award and is a hugely absorbing fictional portrait of Vermeers daughter sure to appeal to any reader of THE GIRL WITH THE PEAR. A painting so valuable and rare it s a Vermeer How the painting came to be in Cornelius s possession is the plot of the book each chapter taking us back into time to walk alongside the Vermeer masterpiece and hear it s storyI was impressed with Vreeland s superb research and storytelling talents This was a wonderful book that is not only an excellent work of historical fiction but also presents an intriguing mystery that makes for an enjoyable read uite a good book in
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Beginning Middle An Interesting End I Ammiddle an interesting end I am glad that I didn t read the reviews I didn t even read the back of the acket so the story unravelled itself gradually without me having any idea of what it was about apart from a paintingor what was comingWhat a clever idea When I got to the end I read it backwards chapter by chapterBrilliant This book was recommended to me by my mother and typically I adore the books that she suggests However this book left me wanting and was not as good as I was expectingThe story follows the path of a Vermeer painting from present time to when the picture was created several hundred years ago Through the story it passes through 7 owners The painting is described as a beautiful young girl who is looking out a window day dreaming She has sewing materials as well Each owner relates to the painting and has a philosophy of what the girl is thinking and for some it. L EARRING by Tracy Chevalier Subtle and atmospherican impressive debut Publishers WeeklyHere is the story of an imaginary painting by Vermeer and the aspirations and longings of those whose lives it illuminates and. ,