The Painted Girls: A Novel

The Painted Girls: A Novel

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A heartrending, gripping novel about two sisters in Belle Époque Paris.

1878 Paris. Following their father’s sudden death, the van Goethem sisters find their lives upended. Without his wages, and with the small amount their laundress mother earns disappearing into the absinthe bottle, eviction from their lodgings seems imminent. With few options for work, Marie is dispatched to the Paris Opéra, where for a scant seventeen francs a week, she will be trained to… (more)

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The Painted Girls is a captivating story of fate, tarnished ambition and the ultimate triumph of sister-love.

“The Painted Girls” is a captivating story of fate, tarnished ambition and the ultimate triumph of sister-love.

The overall story is a tremendous achievement, and the book is fast-paced leap around Paris at a unique time in its history.

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Book Details  


Publisher: Riverhead (January 10, 2013)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 368 pages

File size: 819 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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