Book review and giveaway: Madame Picasso – I love France #109

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Madame Picasso

Madame Picasso

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Madame Picasso
by
Anne Girard

Publisher: Harlequin MIRA
Release Date: August 26, 2014

ISBN:  978-0778316350
Pages: 432

Genre:
Historical Fiction 

Source: Received
from the publisher for a
virtual book tour on HFVBT

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      books-on-france-14 New author challenge   2014 historical fiction

MY THOUGHTS ABOUT THIS BOOK

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 Picasso (1881-1973) has the reputation of having had quite a few women in his life. Two of them are in this historical novel, Fernande Olivier (artist model), a complex and wounded woman, married to an abusive husband, and Eva Gouel (1885-1915), or Marcelle Humbert, as she renamed herself when arriving in Paris, fleeing her family and trying to make a living as a seamstress at Le Moulin Rouge. Eva and Pablo ended up loving each other deeply. Working hard at getting her way around a new world for her, learning all about art and business, she became a real support and muse to him. But fate was not tender, and… well, you will have to read it for yourself, but here is why I really enjoyed it a lot.
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