Cal mystery was pure pleasure I wanted to jump right into the pages and ask Mary Wollstonecraft to become my BFF Her character is so rich so intriguing that I could easily see how she both frustrates and titillates her publisher Joseph This is not a beach read however You must understand that Nancy Means Wright oes not pander to her audience The syntax and the idioms of the time remain intact I suspect Nancy herself is reincarnated from that time Actually that was the hook that had me The Great Black Way: L.A. in the 1940s and the Lost African-American Renaissance dangling with pleasure by the end I found myself wanting to swoopown the hallways of my employment warning colleagues to be advised and wishing I could rent a sedan chair for my trek home I won this through a goodreads giveaway and through this bit of chance I have found a new beloved writer If you wish to be transported to another time while engaging in a solid mystery this is for you Be warned You will find yourself A New Reader's Guide to African Literature dashing because after this read you will onlyash off to google these fascinating true life people Henry Fuselli was kind of a freak and I love him Enjoy. And a bluestocking friend is strangled Mary's passionate nature oes not allow her to stand aside Her uest for the truth will lead her into personal notoriety a trip to a madhouse and confrontations with than one possible murderer.
Enjoyed it for its atmosphere Thought Wright made Wollstonecraft excessively empty headed thoughLight reading This is a fun uirkyhistorical mystery using Mary Wollenscraft as the sleuth Sometimes books like this o not measure up from a writing standpoint This one was very well written and apparently well researched Would efinitely read this series again Won through Suzanne Adair s website intermittently which is unusual Never fully engaged although interesting historical tidbits about Mary Wollstonecraft and her contemporaries Really good I like that it combines art and English historical facts I like all the historical FICTION I really like authors from this time period and to read about them and read of their works or even think about how they might act in a particular situation is interesting to me I love this painting too So probably the image of it caught my attention right away then the name Mary Wollstonecraft and I knew that I was going to read this book It is a good mystery and I am usually not one for mysteries If you like Art and History. Rebel with Many Causes Dismissed from her governess post in Ireland Mary Wollstonecraft lands on her feet in London After the 1792 publication of her ground breaking Vindication of the Rights of Woman she gains entree to a circle
And Historical Fiction then you will like this book I so enjoy the the painting The Nightmare I o not like to read horror to much but BWWM (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89 (Interracial African American Billionaire Baby Romance Marriage Urban) 89: Billionaires Secret Baby (BWWM Interracial African American Romance Urban Baby Romance Short Stories) depicted in paintings thrills me to my spine Ivan Albright is a great artist and his That Which I Should Have Done I Did Not Do The Door1931 41Oil on canvas 97 x 36 inThe Art Institute of ChicagohttpwwwcegurcomAlbrightTheDoorAwaiting a book involving that great work of art It was originally framed as a coffin if I am right The step in the painting was a tombstone he used as a model So great it is close to me to visit now and thenWhat Paintingo you think should be involved in a plot line of a book I thought I would enjoy this book but I found I just could not get into it It s probably written well but it might be overwritten If you know about Mary Wollstoncraft she was an 18th century feminist And I imagine her just as Wright Digital Griots depicts her But I found Iidn t appreciate the main character and I wasn t terribly caught by the historical fiction So for me it s an okay read I am sure others fans will isagree This histori. F celebrated artists and intellectuals But Mary falls into obsession and infatuation with painter Henry Fuseli after his hauntingly erotic masterpiece The Nightmare is stolen When a young artist is wrongfully accused and imprisoned.
I'm the author of 18 books of fiction nonfiction poetry including 5 mystery novels from St Martin's Press 2 historical novels Midnight Fires a Mystery with Mary Wollstonecraft '10and the Nightmare '11from Perseverance PressFor those who don't know her Wollstonecraft is the brilliant but rebellious and conflicted 18th century author of A Vindication of the Rights of Womanand mother o