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Rodin’s Lover

Rodin’s Lover

Author(s): Heather Webb

Location(s): France

Genre(s): Fiction, Historical

Era(s): 1900s



A mesmerizing tale of art and passion in Belle Epoque France
As a woman, aspiring sculptor Camille Claudel has plenty of critics, especially her ultra-traditional mother.But when Auguste Rodin makes Camille his apprentice and his muse their passion inspires groundbreaking works. Yet, Camille s success is overshadowed by her lover s rising star, and her obsessions cross the line into madness.
“Rodin s Lover”brings to life the volatile love affair between one of the era s greatest artists and a woman entwined in a tragic dilemma she cannot escape.”

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I like books where art and artists feature and that hit the nail on the head for me. But it wasn’t overall gripping as I have found many other books 3.5*

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Enter the 2021TripFiction 'Sense of Place' Creative Writing Competition!

A story in which the location plays as important a role as the rest of your words.

2,500 word maximum, 750 word minimum

Judges include Victoria Hislop and Rosanna Ley

First Prize of £1,000 / US$1,350

Prizes total £1,750 / US$2,362 

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Entries close 6th November 2021