Monthly Archives: May 2015

My Review | The Art Forger

In this mystery, a talented, young artist is asked to forge an actual Degas masterpiece that was stolen as part of the largest unsolved art theft in history. Lots of behind-the-scenes from the art world, art forging and technique with many layers, twists and turns, which Publishers Weekly called “delightful.” Continue reading

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My Review | The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

A recently retired man he receives a distressing letter from an old co-worker. She has cancer and she’s written to say goodbye. He writes a reply, but in the spur of the moment, decides to deliver the note in person … by walking to the hospice 500 miles away. Continue reading

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My Review | The Black Count

This book, Pulitzer Prize winner for Biography in 2013, tells the story of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, a French General, who served as the inspiration for The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers, both written by his son, Alexander Dumas. This is an unbelievable life story. Continue reading

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