Reviewers are mad for Ross King’s MAD ENCHANTMENT: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies! This BEA 2016 “Shout ‘n Share” pick has THREE starred reviews:
“Best-selling King consummately meshes biography with art history as he turns the creation of one resounding masterpiece into a portal onto the artist’s life. Never before has the full drama and significance of Monet’s magnificent Water Lilies been conveyed with such knowledge and perception, empathy and wonder.” — Booklist, starred review
“Readers will rejoice at this critical and social ‘biography’ of Monet’s stunningly ambitious final signature painting cycle, Water Lilies… This work is essential. Expect strong demand.” — Library Journal, starred review
“King elegantly reveals the soul of a great artist, the last Impressionist standing at the end of one of history’s most remarkable art movements.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review
MAD ENCHANTMENT will be available from Bloomsbury USA on September 6, 2016.