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The Last Nude

The Last Nude

Author(s): Ellis Avery

Location(s): Paris

Genre(s): Fiction

Era(s): 1920s onwards



THIS sizzling historical fiction is about a woman who modelled for a famous bisexual artist (Tamara de Lempicka) in 1920s Paris and fell madly in love with her. In 1927, the Jewish-Italian Rafaela Fano was travelling with her Grandmother, jumped ship in Marseilles and arrives in Paris, where she falls in love with the city and become de Lempicka’s model.

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The author displays considerable cleverness in introducing various real-live characters from the demi-monde of Paris in this “Moveable Feast” era, including a character half based on Hemingway and half on one of his characters...

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