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Effie - by Suzanne Fagence Cooper (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 276

Genre: Biography + Autobiography

Sub-Genre: Historical

Format: Paperback

Publisher: St. Martins Press-3PL

Author: Suzanne Fagence Cooper

Language: English

Street Date: May 8, 2012
TCIN: 78571060
UPC: 9781250016256
Item Number (DPCI): 247-35-1679

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"Suzanne Fagence Cooper's meticulously researched and yet touchingly personal memoir of Effie Gray is a joy to read. We know so much about Ruskin and Millais - so little about the most influential woman in their lives. Miserably married to the first and triumphantly to the second, Effie's story is emblematic of the struggle of Victorian women who had to survive without the outlets, opportunities or rights that were afforded to men. Her trail-blazing life makes a wonderful, rich book." --Emma Thompson

"A refreshing re-examination of interesting questions about art, nature and life beyond the bounds of Victoria's England." --Kirkus

..".a lively and highly readable triple biography of these figures, the first one to focus on the woman at the center of this triangle." --The Washington Independent Review of Books

"Effie Gray's story is extraordinary and Cooper feasts upon it with appetite...I cannot recommend Suzanne Fagence Cooper's biography of Effie Gray more highly to anyone with a heart, a liking for a good read and an interest in things Victorian." --Henrietta Garnett, The Literary Review

"At last Effie Millais has been given her voice and it is marvelous one. Effie emerges as a courageous, intelligent, resourceful, woman who refused to go quietly. In unsettling Victorian society, she left the door ajar for generations of women. Suzanne Fagence Cooper elegantly brings to life the glittering world of Victorian art and the socially complicated one of a woman who wed the two cultural giants of the age and not only survived, but thrived! Effie's story is a haunting one. I couldn't put it down." --Linda Lear, author of Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature and Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature

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