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CLAUDE & CAMILLE A Novel of Monet

by | Read by Christopher Cazenove

Historical Fiction • 10.5 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2010

Cowell’s novel is a beautiful tribute to the famed Impressionist painter and his muse and lover, Camille. The account describes the many obstacles encountered by the painter—the refusal of the period's art critics to recognize his style and genius, devastating poverty, and the strife of military service. Monet's friendships with other famed artists—Renoir, Cezanne, Pissarro, Manet—influence his art and his world, while the lovely Camille inspires his dream. Narrator Christopher Cazenove ideally conveys Monet's personal torment and tempestuous relationships. Listening to his mature narration, one is transported to the late 1800s. Subtle dialects—although British, not French—denote class. When appropriate, Cazenove’s voice descends into the hoarse registers of age and gently rises to the urgency of Monet's artistic quest. Realistic dialogue enables the listener to hear the characters' quickening passion for their art and each other. A.W. © AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine [Published: OCTOBER 2010]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Random House Audio • 2010

DD ISBN 9780307712431 $20.00

 

Library Ed. • Books on Tape • 2010

CD ISBN 9780307712448 $80.00 • Eight CDs

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