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Ghost Portrait

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Ghost Portrait

Author: Gregory Norminton

Price: £16.00

Published by: Sceptre

Date Available: 09 May 2005

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This intimate and compelling novel deftly interweaves three periods in the life of 17th-century painter Nathaniel Deller: in 1650, just after Charles I's execution, the young Deller joins a political group too radical even for the Roundheads; ten years later, on the night of Charles II's return from exile, Deller is accused by his former friend Thomas Digby of betraying their ideals; and in 1680, the increasingly blind painter commissions his former pupil William Stroud to finish the portrait of his late wife, knowing this could reignite the romance between Stroud and the daughter he tyrannises. Offering a vivid picture of England during a period of great turmoil, "Ghost Portrait" explores the conflict between public duty and private desire, idealism and ambition.  

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Cover Type: Hardback

ISBN: 034083465x

 
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