I have been fortunate to read some of the newest books available through giveaways sponsored by Shelf Awareness and Goodreads. The latest one that I have finished reading is Deby Eisenberg’s Pictures of the Past. Here is my extended review of the novel.
Pictures of the Past
By Deby Eisenberg
Published by Studio House Literary, 2011
Deby Esisenberg’s Pictures of the Past is a historical novel centered around a fictional Henri Lebasque painting. While Henri Lebasque was a real French impressionist, this particular painting called Jeune Fille ala Plage is not. At its heart, this is a saga of three generations that begins with the period prior to World War II and ends in the modern era.
Taylor Woodmere reluctantly leaves his spoiled,rich girlfriend Emily in Chicago to go to Paris to meet with his father’s business partner, Emanuel Berger. Through his association with Emanuel, Taylor…
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