I already knew Sargent painted sublimely, and would have been probably my top choice as a portraitist had I been living in the Edwardian age. But ‘Sargent: Portraits of Artists and Friends’ is just as interesting in elucidating the sitters as the artist. 697 more words
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Today, I’m recommending a historical adventure for you dear readers. Kidnapped is an adventure novel set during the Jacobite uprising in England and Scotland.
Our protagonist and narrator is David Balfour, a Scottish boy in his late teens who has recently lost his father and is on his way to live with relatives. 300 more words