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❴Download❵ ➺ The Blue Author Nancy Bilyeau – 9facts.co In eighteenth century London porcelain is the most seductive of commodities; fortunes are made and lost upon it Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrIn eighteenth century London porcelain is the most seductive of commodities; fortunes are made and lost upon it Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufactureFor Genevieve Planché an English born descendant of Huguenot refugees porcelain holds far less allure; she wants to be an artist a p.

Ainter of international repute but nobody takes the idea of a female artist seriously in London If only she could reach Venice When Genevieve meets the charming Sir Gabriel Courtenay he offers her an opportunity she can’t refuse; if she learns the secrets of porcelain he will send her to Venice But in particular she must learn the secrets of the colour.

blue ebok The Blue KindleAinter of international repute but nobody takes the idea of a female artist seriously in London If only she could reach Venice When Genevieve meets the charming Sir Gabriel Courtenay he offers her an opportunity she can’t refuse; if she learns the secrets of porcelain he will send her to Venice But in particular she must learn the secrets of the colour.

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  1. Julie Julie says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleThe Blue by Nancy Bilyeau is a 2018 Endeavour uill publication Original and interesting In eighteenth century London the war with France is at the forefront of everyone’s mind but another war is brewing which is centered around the porcelain trade The search for a particular shade of blue which stands out brilliantly when applied to porcelain is sought after by those in high places Genevieve is an artist who longs to be recognized as such Unfortunately because she is a woman she is not allowed that accreditation This desire coupled with her per


  2. Amalia Gavea Amalia Gavea says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue Kindle ‘’London is alive And so am I’’ 18th century England Genevieve comes from a Huguenot family that found shelter in England persecuted in their own country due to their religious beliefs In a time when the war with France is raging Genevieve has to fight her own battle to acuire the right to be acknowledged for her talent to create beauty Apart from the military conflict there is an ongoing race for the finest porcelain and the creation of the most uniue and powerful of colors The colour blue the symbol of divine perfection authority eternal beauty The colour of the sky the color of the Virgin Mary Genevieve finds herself in a web of secrets and espionage in an era when being a woman was already dangerous by itselfThe background of this novel by Nancy Bilyeau is very interesting and the era is beautifully depicted The reader definitely acuires a vivid image of the circumstances that used to influence one of the most turbulent eras in European History and the first


  3. Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleThis antiue lover loved this book In the 1700s porcelain is at the center of London in every way It is traded like money and is possibly valuable Genevieve Planche is an English born descendent of Huguenots and she longs to be a painter Venice is where she anticipates accomplishing her dream Sir Gabriel Courtney and Genevieve cross paths and he offers her the chance to go to Veniceif she works for him on a special task finding out the secre


  4. Fran Fran says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleEngland and France were embroiled in war on many fronts in 1758 The Seven Years War was raging French God fearing Huguenots continued to seek refuge in England Political and religious unrest produced fertile ground for spying Ask Sir Gabriel Courtenay a most unscrupulous nobleman Sir Gabriel made Genevieve Planche an offer she couldn't refuseGenevieve was a third generation descendant from a line of French Huguenot refugees She lived with her grandfather Pierre Billiou in SpitalfieldsLondon Pierre discouraged Gen's interest in oil painting since women were barred from the Royal Academy No lady of a good family could take art lessons It seemed unlikely that Gen would be apprenticed to a great artist in order to learn proper techniue and composition Approached by Sir Gabriel she was offered a path to Venice an enlightened city where she might find a master painter to help her achieve her dreamPressured by her grandfather Gen had accepted a so called coveted p


  5. ✨Sumi& ✨Sumi& says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleOutstandingIn eighteenth century London porcelain is the most seductive of commodities; fortunes are made and lost upon it Kings do battle with knights and knaves for possession of the finest pieces and the secrets of their manufactureFor Genevieve Planché an English born descendant of Huguenot refugees porcelain holds far less allure; she wants to be an artist a painter of international repute but nobody takes the idea of a female artist seriously in London If only she could reach Venice When Genevieve meets the charming Sir Gabriel Courtenay he offers her an opportunity she can’t refuse; if she learns the secrets of porcelain he will send her to Venice But in particular she must learn the secrets of the colour


  6. Annette Annette says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleThis “spy story is set amid the rivalry of eighteenth century porcelain factories” Bringing the story of the Meissen porcelain where it all started in Europe through Derby Porcelain in England to Sevres the French factory sponsored by Madame de Pompadour mistress of King Louis XV “The atmosphere of high stakes and stolen formulas depicted in The Blue is factual Discoveries in pigment of color have a long and fascinating history and none so than in blue A scientist named Georg Brandt was the first person to discover a new metal after he realized that the color of a blue pigment came from cobalt”Set at a time when England is at war with France In London William Hogarth is a successful leading artist He is a great inspiration for young Genevieve Planche who dreams about becoming an artist herself in


  7. Cathy Cathy says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleGenevieve makes for a feisty resourceful and independent minded heroine Finding her ambition to be an artist thwarted by her lack of independent means her gender and the prejudices of the time she unwillingly enters into a bargain that will see her come up against an eually resourceful but entirely unscrupulous adversary Genevieve will soon discover that when it comes to the search for the secret to creating something new and uniue in the world of porcelain there are men and women who will stop at nothingIt’s not long before Genevieve is well and truly out of her depth uncertain who she can trust and risking not just her own life but the safety of those close to her Not only that but she discovers her actions may jeopardise her faith even the country of her birth Along the way Genevieve – and the reade


  8. Emma Emma says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleOk guys I’m not going to beat around the bush about The Blue this is simply the best historical novel I have read this year I had already devoured and enjoyed three books by Nancy Bilyeau set under the Tudors The Blue surpasses them allA superb combination of plot and research rich characters suspenseful scenes a smart ending The Blue reveals the perfect formula for a historical mystery focused on industrial espionage in 18th century England Will definitely be in your list of best of the year booksMy full review is here


  9. Kate Quinn Kate Quinn says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleA fascinating blend of religious strife industrial espionage court politics and heady romance not to mention the mesmerizing cutthroat maneuvering behind the 18th century porcelain trade The heroine is delightful and the villain fascinating Definitely a winner


  10. Kathy Kathy says:

    The Blue Kindle ´ î PDF 9facts.co blue ebok, The Blue KindleI have read all historical fiction written by this author I left no notes on my previous reads so I will try to serve myself better with reminders of what I liked about this stand alone book exploring the world of porcelain during reign of Louis XV Our narrator is a young unmarried woman who was endowed with modern day determination and rebellion so that always gives me pause in reading historical fiction Nevertheless she carried us through the changing landscape however implausible much of the campaign wasShe kicks off the book by stealing her grandfather's invitation to a society gathering where she might endear herself to a famous artist of the day but is only saved from complete humiliation by one unscrupulous man with motives of his own Soon under his spell with prom


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