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Fierce Dreamer explained Fierce Dreamer , review Fierce Dreamer , trailer Fierce Dreamer , box office Fierce Dreamer , analysis Fierce Dreamer , Fierce Dreamer cafa From The Bestselling Author Of The Bloodletter S Daughter Comes A Historical Novel About A Defiant Seventeenth Century Artist Who Dared To Feed Her Passions And Explore The Limitless Possibilities Of Art Born In The Bustling Artist Quarter Of Rome, Artemisia, Daughter Of Renowned Painter Orazio Gentileschi, Is Unavoidably Drawn Into A Profession Unheard Of For Women With An Innate Grasp Of Color, Light, And Composition, And Inspired By The Mercurial Caravaggio, The Fiery Artemisia Embraces Her Calling With A Precocious Brilliance But As A Young Woman, She Also Finds Herself Oppressed By A Powerful Patriarchy, And She Is Forced To Endure Emotional And Physical Abuse At The Hands Of MenUntil A Shattering Act Of Violence Unleashes Artemisia S Righteous FuryRefusing To Be Silenced And Resolved To Best Men At Their Own Games, Artemisia Does What No Woman Had Dared To Do Before She Fights BackA Bracing Historical Novel About A Woman Boldly At Odds With Her Time, Fierce Dreamer Explores The Fearless Determination That Would Fuel Artemisia Gentileschi S Most Courageous Works Of Art And Make Her Independent Voice A Vital One For Our Own Time

  • Kindle Edition
  • 315 pages
  • Fierce Dreamer
  • Linda Lafferty
  • 01 June 2017

About the Author: Linda Lafferty

The daughter of a naval commander, Linda Lafferty attended fourteen different schools growing up, ultimately graduating from the University of Colorado with a master s degree and a PhD in education Her peripatetic childhood nourished a lifelong love of travel, and she studied abroad in England, France, Mexico, and Spain Her uncle introduced her to the sport of polo when she was just ten years

15 thoughts on “Fierce Dreamer

  1. says:

    Passionate, talented, and utterly a woman beyond her time, Artemisia Gentileschi is an amazing 17th century painter Learning to draw and paint at the side of her father Orazio Gentileschi, a talented painter in his own right, Artemisia also learns from the likes of Caravaggio and and others But while Artemisia s talent outstrips that of her father, women simply aren t painters in this time, and she is relegated to working on paintings for her father and his clients without a hope of showing her own But Artemisia is a victim of her times she s rarely able to leave the house, she can t paint her own paintings under own name her father s patron may have molested and another artist, Agostino Tassi, raped her After a stunning trial especially stunning in the 17th century, when anything that a man did to a woman was the woman s fault Artemisia gets revenge through her paintings Linda Lafferty has brought to life this beautiful, talented, passionate, vibrant amazing woman This book is an absolute must read

  2. says:

    An interesting biography of Artemisia It read like a novel, and would interest people who have no knowledge of at, as well as those who do although there was not much technical detail about the paintings, and I would have appreciated copies of the paintings to look at Artemisia had a fascinating life, and this book really conveyed the lack of options available to a female artist at the time, and explained why she had to make the choices she did It worked as a biography but also as a historical fiction novel, and felt well researched and well paced.

  3. says:

    I received an advanced reader s copy of this book for review.This is the first book I have read by Linda Lafferty and I am very pleased to see that she has written others I ll be hunting them down as soon as I finish this review.This is the second book I ve finished today that has left me completely speechless at the end a sign of a great story by a great writer.As well as an interesting heroine Artemisia Gentileschi who was far, far ahead of her time, this author brings so vividly to life 17th century Rome and the lives of the painters and women who lived then.It wasn t an easy read although it was well written As a modern woman, reading about someone who is being told by her father that she can t even go outside during the day without an escort, was difficult and made me frustrated.I won t go into any spoilers because anyone who reads this book should have the joy of finding out what happened for themselves.I will say I am in awe of the story telling, and absolutely astonished at the strength of women who lived than 200 years before the feminist movement.An absolutely fantastic read to be savoured.

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