Waiting on Wednesday #52 – The Woman in the Photograph

Posted 1 July, 2015 by Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms in Memes, Waiting on Wednesday / 12 Comments

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly bookish meme hosted by Jill of Breaking the Spine. This meme is a place to showcase a book we’re really looking forward to with bated breath! A new release in our favorite series, an exciting new title from a favorite author…

 Waiting on Wednesday #52

Today, I’m waiting on The Woman in the Photograph by Dana Gynther which is scheduled for release on August 4th.

The Woman in the Photograph cover - (un)Conventional Bookviews

 

Set in the romantic glow of 1920s Paris, a captivating novel of New York socialite and model Lee Miller, whose glamorous looks and joie de vivrecaught the eye of Man Ray, one of the twentieth century’s defining photographers.
1929, Montparnasse. Model and woman about town Lee Miller moves to Paris determined to make herself known amidst the giddy circle of celebrated artists, authors, and photographers currently holding court in the city. She seeks out the charming, charismatic artist Man Ray to become his assistant but soon becomes much more than that: his model, his lover, his muse.
Coming into her own more fully every day, Lee models, begins working on her own projects, and even stars in a film, provoking the jealousy of the older and possessive Man Ray. Drinking and carousing is the order of the day, but while hobnobbing with the likes of Picasso and Charlie Chaplin, she also falls in love with the art of photography and finds that her own vision can no longer come second to her mentor’s.
The Woman in the Photograph is the richly drawn, tempestuous novel about a talented and fearless young woman caught up in one of the most fascinating times of the twentieth century.

Thanks for stopping by, have a fantastic Wednesday! Don’t forget to leave me a link in your comment so I can come and check out your Waiting on Wednesday post, too.

Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms

About Linda @ (un)Conventional Bookworms

Linda is an English as foreign language teacher and has a Master's degree in English Language and Literature. She's an avid reader, blogger, compulsive one-clicker and a genre omnivore. Ever since she learnt how to read she has been seen with a book or two in her hands everywhere she goes.

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12 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #52 – The Woman in the Photograph

  1. I really liked the blurb on this one, a bit different and unique, and I love the setting of the 1920’s. You don’t see that too often in books right? Hope you enjoy it when you get your hands on it. Happy Reading!

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  2. I heard a radio show about her a few years ago, what a personality and what a life, not only because she lived a few years with the famous Man Ray ! I’d love to read a novel about her 🙂

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