Published July 24, 2007
by Three Rivers Press .
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||304|
Reading Group Guide. Rich and evocative, Mademoiselle Victorine is a novel of changing times, of the powerful intersection of art and politics, and of how one determined woman made her place in questions in this guide are intended as a framework for your group’s discussion of Mademoiselle Victorine.. 1. Describe your first impressions of Victorine Brand: Crown Publishing Group. Praise. Mademoiselle Victorine plunges the reader into the volatile mix of art and political intrigue in s Paris through the fascinating person of Victorine Laurent, whose rapid, determined rise from dancer to courtesan of kings exposes the lives and passions of her time. Mademoiselle Victorine rides the Parisian whirlwind, taking the reader so deep into the heart of that glittering . During research for this book, she traveled to the Imperial War Museum, London and Resistance Museums in France. She met former members of Resistance groups. Espionage is familiar to her as her uncle was a CIA agent. Her first novel MADEMOISELLE VICTORINE, published by Random House Three Rivers Press, has been translated into six languages. Victorine disobeys the former but tolerates the latter—which includes being loaned to the Emperor as well. However, she has made a formidable enemy in the form of Empress Eugenie, who arranges for Victorine’s arrest on charges of treason. Manet helps save her and later stands by her when she falls pregnant by de Lyon, who won’t support : Debra Finerman.
Get this from a library! Mademoiselle Victorine. [Debra Finerman] -- This novel chronicles the life of Victorine Laurent, whose beauty and ambition to "conquer Paris" leads her to become the favorite muse of Manet. Victorine poses for a portrait and the sexually. Read "Mademoiselle Victorine A Novel" by Debra Finerman available from Rakuten Kobo. When Victorine Laurent joins the chorus of the grand Paris Opera ballet, she expects to become the mistress of a wealthy Brand: Crown. And when an astonishing secret from Victorine's past comes to light, her carefully constructed world may come crashing down around her. Mademoiselle Victorine transports readers back to nineteenth-century Paris, a time when art, love, and commerce blended seamlessly together. From the Trade Paperback edition. Mademoiselle V in the Costume of an Espada Edouard Manet French Manet depicted model Victorine Meurent (–) in the guise of a male espada, or matador, borrowing her pose from a Renaissance print.
Debra Finerman is the author of Mademoiselle Victorine, her first novel. She began her career in journalism, and later attended the prestigious Christie's Education Art History program for Connoisseurship and History of the Art Market, from which she received a New York State Board of Regents accredited graduate degree. Mademoiselle Victorine transports readers back to nineteenth-century Paris, a time when art, love, and commerce blended seamlessly together. From the Trade Paperback edition. Reviews. Mademoiselle Victorine. Written by Debra Finerman Review by Lisa Ann Verge. This engaging novel recounts an exciting life for the nude model in Edouard Manet’s famous painting, iselle Victorine is a young girl of obscure origins when she’s enrolled in the Paris Opera ballet : Debra Finerman. Debra Finerman I'm adding these books to my want-to-read list: Bruce Cameron's The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, Virginia Woolf's Night and Day & Jabob's Room, more I'm adding these books to my want-to-read list: Bruce Cameron's The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man, Virginia Woolf's Night and Day & Jabob's Room, Marley and Me by John Grogan since I just wrote a book /5.