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The prettiest woman in Warsaw: A Novel

by Mabel Collins

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Published by Ward and Downey .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL23449446M
OCLC/WorldCa21236564

Irena's Children is a compulsively readable chronicle of one woman rescuing children from deportation and execution by the Nazis. She would not want to be called "brave", so I won't do that here either. The writing and narration of this book is a little unpolished, a little rough around the edges, but extremely accessible.   Though the novel is in many ways an anguished and loving elegy for the Poland that sustained the convulsions of World War II, the book also takes an .

"Palombo gives life to the woman immortalized in Botticelli’s The Birth of Venus in a novel that perfectly merges art, history and romance. The Florence of the de Medicis, filled with the glorious colors of the Renaissance, shimmers as the backdrop of this fascinating glimpse into the creation of a g: Warsaw. La Bella Principessa (English: "The Beautiful Princess"), also known as Portrait of Bianca Sforza, Young Girl in Profile in Renaissance Dress and Portrait of a Young Fiancée, is a portrait in coloured chalks and ink, on vellum, of a young lady in fashionable costume and hairstyle of a Milanese of the s. Some scholars have attributed it to Leonardo da Vinci but the attribution and the work Artist: Uncertain. Disputed attribution to Leonardo da Vinci.

Though the epistolary novel (a novel in the form of letters written by one or more characters) was most popular before the 19th century, Alice Walker became a champion of the style with her Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning novel The Color Purple. Set in the post-Civil War American South, the novel follows a young African.   A girl’s honey-sweet voice came from behind me. I turned leisurely and there she was. Standing after me was the most beautiful girl I’d ever seen. She wore a simple white dress with a gold braided belt. Her hair was long, wavy, and golden brown, falling brilliantly over her chest.


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