Zoia's Gold - Philip Sington Reviews
Description:ISBN 184354234X / Genre: Fiction / Author: Philip Sington / Edition: New Ed / Paperback / 392 Pages / Book is published 2006-06-08 by ... more
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Madam Zoia, the enigmatic painter on gold, is dead. The last - kn ...
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by - written on 19/09/08 (Very useful, 230 readings)
They say you should never judge a book by its cover, but I'm afraid it was the cover of Zoia's Gold that attracted me to it in my local library. The woman's face reminded me a little of an Italian Renaissance Madonna with the soft shadows reminiscent of Leonardo da Vinci's genius. Reading the blurb on the back cover convinced me that as an art lover I was likely to enjoy this book. An interesting blend of fact and fiction, the story intertwines two threads, the factual one focusing on the Russian artist Zoia Korvin-Krukovsky and the fictional one on Marcus Elliott who is in Sweden to catalogue the artist's work following her death. The thread concerning Marcus ... Read the complete review
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