Books by Susan Vreeland

LISETTE'S LIST by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 26, 2014

"Merveilleux. Vreeland's passionate writing is as good as a private showing at the Louvre.
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Une jolie Parisienne in Provence during the turbulent World War II years comes to understand love and great art to the core of her being. Read full book review >
CLARA AND MR. TIFFANY by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 11, 2011

"A novel that reads like a labor of love. Unfortunately, the labor is as evident as the love."
In her sixth work of fiction about the inter-penetration of life and art, Vreeland (Luncheon of the Boating Party, 2007, etc.) celebrates the putative designer of Tiffany's leaded-glass lampshades. Read full book review >
LUNCHEON OF THE BOATING PARTY by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 7, 2007

"Vreeland's love for Renoir is made palpable in this brilliant reconstruction. "
In her fourth art-related historical, Vreeland (Girl in Hyacinth Blue, 1999, etc.) provides an in-depth look at one of Renoir's most famous paintings (its name is her novel's title). Read full book review >
LIFE STUDIES by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2005

"Stimulating and enriching."
Seventeen stories by Vreeland, known for her delicate fictional investigations of painters' lives (The Forest Lover, 2004, etc.), explore the interpenetration of existence and art. Read full book review >
THE FOREST LOVER by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 19, 2004

"A sensitive, sober account of an interesting woman and her times, narrated with respect for the factual record and a minimum of heavy breathing."
Fictionalized biography of painter Emily Carr by bestselling Vreeland (Girl in Hyacinth Blue, 1999; The Passion of Artemisia, 2002). Read full book review >
THE PASSION OF ARTEMISIA by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 14, 2002

"Exalted subject, above-average historical fiction."
After her brilliant Girl in Hyacinth Blue (1999), Vreeland shows a deep knowledge of art once more but also veers toward message and melodrama. Read full book review >
GIRL IN HYACINTH BLUE by Susan Vreeland
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Sept. 15, 1999

"Extraordinarily skilled historical fiction: deft, perceptive, full of learning, deeply moving."
Vreeland's wonderful second outing (What Love Sees, 1996, not seen) is a novel made of stories, each delving farther into the provenance of a Vermeer painting, and each capturing a moment of life, much as the great painter did himself. Read full book review >