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Fiction and Film for French Historians: Death in the Belle Epoque (New Book Reviews)

Fiction and Film for French Historians: A Cultural Bulletin reviews Cezanne’s Quarry, The Blood of Lorraine and The Missing Italian Girl.

Found in The Buzz, “Charles Sowerwine, University of Melbourne/LaTrobe University, discusses Barbara Corrado Pope’s trilogy of Belle Epoque mysteries, published between 2008 and 2013. Pope draws upon her long career as a historian to infuse her novels with a strong sense of the social and cultural issues of the era.”

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Oprah.com Reviews The Missing Italian Girl!

Oprah.com reviews “7 Compulsively Readable Mysteries for the Crazy-Smart Reader” and THE MISSING ITALIAN GIRL Continue reading

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The Missing Italian Girl — Praise from Publishers Weekly

Pope’s engaging third mystery featuring magistrate Bernard Martin (after 2011’s The Blood of Lorraine) shines a light on both the glamor and the grime of late-19th-century Paris.Clarie’s struggle to balance her role as a bourgeois wife and mother against her investigative instincts will entice readers.” — Publishers Weekly Continue reading

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News for Kindle fans Cezanne’s Quarry goes wireless

After a number of unexplained technological hiccups, Cezanne’s Quarry has finally made it into what Amazon calls the “earth’s biggest electronic book selection”, Kindle! I’m very excited, although I have never seen Kindle in action. I have friends who swear by it, … Continue reading

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