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Girl in Hyacinth Blue by Susan Vreeland
Girl in Hyacinth Blue

Nicholas Whalen, January 2, 2010

Evocative, painful and bittersweet as it is hopeful...the author has a mastery of the English language that I have not seen from any author in a good long while. Her descriptions of place and time and a handful of people that I could swear were dear friends or family by the time I finished this book were richer and more heartfelt than I would have ever imagined could be contained into such a compact "reader" as this one. This is, simply put, a true piece of art, as much as any painting that is the reference of this title, and I would not say such a thing lightly, about any piece of literature. So much could be learned here...
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