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Adeline79
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Any books like Girl with a Pearl Earring?

Hi there everyone,

 

Does anyone know of any other books that tell an imagined history of a real piece of art? I know that Tracey Chevalier  has one book like this of a painting and another one about a tapestry. I really enjoyed these books and wonder if there are any others like that by different authors.

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Ryan_G
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Re: Any books like Girl with a Pearl Earring?

You might want to ask this question in either the Community Room or the General Fiction  Room.  You might get a better response in either place.
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storrance
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Re: Any books like Girl with a Pearl Earring?

Hi -- I enjoyed GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE ... can't remember the author, but recently loved LUNCHEON OF THE BOATING PARTY... by Susan Vreeland.     Good Reading.
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Adeline79
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Re: Any books like Girl with a Pearl Earring?

Thanks for the suggestions. I will give them a try.
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Re: Any books like Girl with a Pearl Earring?

 


storrance wrote:
Hi -- I enjoyed GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE ... can't remember the author, but recently loved LUNCHEON OF THE BOATING PARTY... by Susan Vreeland.     Good Reading.

 

 

Susan Vreeland did both of those.

 

If you enjoyed those, you would probably also enjoy:

 

Lydia Casset Reading the Morning Paper by Harriet Scott Chessman

 

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