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Elusive Liberty #2020

Elusive Liberty This is the story of the mysterious woman who was Liberty and the sculptor who immortalised her The fashionable world heads of state and masters of industry come to Paris for the Great Exhibitio

  • Title: Elusive Liberty
  • Author: Glen Davies
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 120
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Elusive Liberty By Glen Davies, This is the story of the mysterious woman who was Liberty and the sculptor who immortalised her 1867 The fashionable world, heads of state and masters of industry come to Paris for the Great Exhibition, to enjoy the frivolity and sophistication of the French Empire of Napoleon III Fresh from the schoolroom, Jeanne Emilie de Lamont makes her debut at the Imperial courtThis is the story of the mysterious woman who was Liberty and the sculptor who immortalised her 1867 The fashionable world, heads of state and masters of industry come to Paris for the Great Exhibition, to enjoy the frivolity and sophistication of the French Empire of Napoleon III Fresh from the schoolroom, Jeanne Emilie de Lamont makes her debut at the Imperial court as her father s hostess She meets four men who will change her life Victor Vaucaire, urbane Imperial courtier Frederic Bartholdi, ambitious Republican sculptor from Alsace Alex Clairmont, a passionate young artist and Socialist Jacques Noiret, who opposes everything that Emilie s family stands for The trip of a lifetime with Empress Eug nie to the opening of the Suez Canal brings the joy of passion and the pain of loss But Emilie s world is about to undergo dramatic change as two powerful nations, France and Prussia, clash in a war that will set the standard for the horrors of the next hundred years As Bismarck surrounds Paris with death and destruction, Emilie s life is turned upside down She sees a side of the city and of herself that she could never have imagined When Alsace is annexed by the enemy and Paris reels under the twin blows of war and revolution, Frederic s hopes for the Statue of Liberty and his own personal happiness appear to have died in the ruins It will take a new continent, and the fulfilment of an old dream to save the Statue But can he save the girl who was Liberty A vibrant and dramatic novel, Elusive Liberty takes the reader from the splendour of the Great Paris Exhibition to the Pyramids of Egypt, from the Siege of Paris to the lavish Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876 And above it all towers the statue with a mystery at its heart, the statue that will transcend its origins to become the most recognised symbol in the world Praise for Glen Davies A fresh and enjoyable novel Sunday Times Engrossing social history and a first rate love story an absorbing plot Publishers Weekly Makes for fine reading recommended for fiction collections U.S Library Journal Engages the head as well as the heart Northern Echo A captivating story Booklist A moving story the author really knows her stuff Reay Tannahill Glen Davies is an Anglo Welsh writer Glen worked in teaching, in the theatre and as a hypnotherapist, while finding the time to write a number of novels, five of which have already been published Glen now lives close to the beautiful Gower peninsula and combines writing and hypnotherapy with tranquil coastal walks Endeavour Press is the UK s leading independent digital publisher For information on our titles please sign up to our newsletter at endeavourpress Each week you will receive updates on free and discounted ebooks Follow us on Twitter EndeavourPress and on Facebook via on.fb 1HweQV7 We are always interested in hearing from our readers Endeavour Press believes that the future is now.

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    1. Have you ever simply looked at the Statue of Liberty and wondered who she was Someone s sister, cousin, aunt, mother, child Interesting Miss Liberty is a symbol of welcome to the land of Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness I think her likeness shows a certain quiet strength, courage and character, embodying the feelings of France in giving such a gift to the American government at the time and cementing their bond But who is she Wonder no Author Glen Davies, in his latest release, Elusiv [...]

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