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SACRÉ BLEU A Comedy d'Art

by | Read by Euan Morton

Fiction • 13.25 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2012

Euan Morton presents Christopher Moore’s vision of La Belle Époque with lighthearted insouciance. Beginning with the death of Vincent van Gogh, the story travels backward through time through the eyes of a would-be painter, Paris baker Lucien Lessard. Morton presents Moore’s very funny, mostly fictional, anecdotes of Pissarro, Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, and a mysterious figure known as “the Colorman,” combining moments of pathos with moments of near-farce. Moore tells us, “This is a story about the color blue. . . . You cannot get a grip on blue. . . . It’s a butterfly, a bird, a spicy joke, the saddest song, the brightest day. . . . Blue. She is like a woman.” SACRÉ BLEU is funny, informative, and ingenious, and Morton’s rendering of art, artists, and fin-de-siècle France is delightful. S.J.H. © AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine [Published: APRIL 2012]

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Formats

Trade Ed. • Harper Audio • 2012

CD ISBN 9780062097408 $39.99 • Ten CDs

DD ISBN 9780062097422 $24.99

 

Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2012

CS ISBN 9781464034985 $123.75 • Eleven cassettes

CD ISBN 9781461826491 $123.75 • Eleven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 9781464035227 $64.75 • Two MP3-CDs

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