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CLAUDE AND CAMILLE
Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
You'll never look at Monet's water lilies the same way after reading Cowell's luminous biography of the artist and his muse. More than Monet's story, this is an ode to the Impressionists and the women whose love and sacrifice inspired them. This is a complex picture of how Camille's love for Monet allowed the artist to bloom, but left her paying a high emotional price.
When Claude Monet decides to paint landscapes instead of taking over his father's business, he is disowned. He sets off for Paris dreaming
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: April 2010