[Epub] The Bellini Madonna By Elizabeth Lowry – Diclofenac16.us

The Bellini Madonna Thomas Lynch Was Once A Brilliant Young Art Historian Now He Is A Disgraced, Middle Aged Art Historian, Overly Fond Of The Bottle And Of His Fresh Young Students But Everything Will Change Now That He S On The Trail Of A Lost Masterpiece.Thomas Lynch Was Once A Brilliant Young Art Historian Now He Is A Disgraced, Middle Aged Art Historian, Overly Fond Of The Bottle And Of His Fresh Young Students But Everything Will Change Now That He S On The Trail Of A Lost Masterpiece, A Legendary Madonna By The Italian Master Giovanni Bellini Insinuating Himself Into The Crumbling English Manor House Where The Painting May Be Concealed, Lynch Attempts To Gull The Eccentric And Perversely Beautiful Women Who Live There Though He Himself Seems To Be The Pawn In This Elaborate Game A Victorian Diary That Draws Robert Browning Into The Painting S Complicated Provenance Might Provide The Key If Only Lynch Can Manage To Beat His Hosts In The Search In The End, It Will Be Lynch S Own Vulnerable Heart That Betrays The Betrayer Interlaced With Complex Clues And Hidden Jokes, The Bellini Madonna Reels From The Lush English Countryside To The Sternly Lovely Hill Towns Of The Veneto, From The Fifteenth Century To The Twenty First It Is A Spectacularly Original Debut.

[Epub] The Bellini Madonna  By Elizabeth Lowry – Diclofenac16.us
  • Paperback
  • 368 pages
  • The Bellini Madonna
  • Elizabeth Lowry
  • English
  • 13 March 2017
  • 0312429665

    10 thoughts on “[Epub] The Bellini Madonna By Elizabeth Lowry – Diclofenac16.us


  1. says:

    I read a good review of this book, and it seemed to be favored on Goodreads Then, when I got the book, the book jacket and quotes on the back were all praiseworthy, even calling it a spectacularly original debut I m surprised I had no sympathy for the main character and found the plot too slow The writing was bogged down with details and there was just something about the writing in general that turned me off Frankly, I didn t like any of the characters in the book and there were only a f I read a good review of this book, and it seemed to be favored on Goodreads Then, when I got the book, the book jacket and quotes on the back were all praiseworthy, even calling it a spectacularly original debut I m surprise...


  2. says:

    This is a superbly well written art mystery and love story The narrator, Thomas Lynch, is a dodgy art historian who has been sacked from his college A long forgotten passage in one of Albrecht Durer s letters tips Lynch off to the existence of a lost Madonna by the great Venetian master Bellini His search takes him to Mawle, a decaying English country house But once there he becomes ensnared in a game of sexual tag with the young mistress in waiting, Anna Roper Funny, clever and disturb This is a superbly we...


  3. says:

    Being an art administrator, I found the historical aspects of the book quite fascinating The book is written in an intellectual fashion, so some may not grasp the subtleties and irony of the main character s coming to terms with his aging a...


  4. says:

    This book has to be one of the most boring books I have read in a long, long time My expectations were really high because of all the wonderful reviews it has recd Yes, it is stylishly written, and yes it has the convergence of high art and the low skulduggery So, what was my problem with the book a it feels too much like Nabokov s Lolita, so much so that you know what is going to happen and how each character will turn out, b the strong dislike for the characters, one just hates them al This book has to be one of the most boring books I have read in a long, long time My expectations were really high because of all the wonderful reviews it has recd Yes, it is stylishly written, and yes it has the convergence of high art and the low skulduggery So, what was my problem with the book a it feels too much like Nabokov s Lolita, so much so that you know what is going to happen and how each character will turn out, b the strong dislike for the characters, one just hates them all, I ...


  5. says:

    Loved the incredible wealth and smartness of language, the wit and compassion, the complexity of characters, the intertwining of past and present, the pace it took it s time The characters, for once, had complexity of real huma...


  6. says:

    A brilliantly written book, very engaging Oddly, the characters at least the main character in particular is very flawed and unlikeable Yet I found this to be a wonderful read I m curious what other readers think.


  7. says:

    Onvan The Bellini Madonna A Novel Nevisande Elizabeth Lowry ISBN 312429665 ISBN13 9780312429669 Dar 368 Safhe Saal e Chap 2008


  8. says:

    This book is not interesting or captivating or unique It is boring and I made it about 40 pages before I gave up because honestly, life is too short to continue reading bad books And this is just plain boring and awful I m so disappointed in this book, but I suppose it isn t too bad As I found this at a thrift store and that s exactly where this will be returned too Here writing is like following the curls on a brocade wallpaper, it gets you know where but confused and disoriented It s eas This book is not interesting or captivating or unique It is boring and I made it about 40 pages before I gave up because honestly, life is too short to continue reading bad books And this is just plain boring and awful I m so disappointed...


  9. says:

    I m not sure what I think about this one still It s been two days since I finished it and I m still foggy about my feelings about it When I bought this book, the jacket summary sounded interesting if not a little bitof a bubbled story with much of it taking place in a house in search for the elusive Bellini Madonna Sadly, I struggled with this novel A few times I felt like giving up on it and taking it to my local book store for it to be sold as a used book But I wanted to see if it g I m not sure what I think about this one st...


  10. says:

    A curate s egg of a book There are times when the writing and observation sparkle Thomas and Anna s on and off courtship has some moments of fun and grime, Harry the gardener has a roguish solidity, and Anna s mum is am ogre This wild goose chase for a famous painting, the eponymous Bellini Madonna, is set both in Italy and England The Italian sections don t work No idea why, but they don t They feel cardboard The English sections, Mawle House for example, are better the sense of a o A curate s egg of a book There are times when the writing and observation sparkle Thomas and Anna s on and off courtship has some moments of fun and grime, Harry the gardener has a roguish solidity, and Anna s mum is am ogre This wild goose chase for a famous painting, the eponymous Bellini Madonna, is set both in Italy and England The Italian sections don t work No idea why, but they don t They feel cardboard The English sections, Mawle House for example, are better the sense of a once famous house awash with grubby paintings which mirror the decline of the family, rings true However I worked out where the painting was many pages before Thomas the art historian did I shouted at the page when he said there were noclues because a few pages beforehand he had read the flipping thing Argh Hate it ...

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