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Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Elizabeth Hunter - Goodreads

I don't usually read historical fiction. Despite my own personal biases, Jane Alison manages to create an interesting what-if scenario to an obscure part of history while (mostly) staying true to the ... Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

This lurid take into a fictional account of Ovid and his muse was original. But the writing was thick and I felt as though there was a veil across the entire novel which deepened the mystery and mood. Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Jenny Yates - Goodreads

Here's the backstory on why Ovid was exiled. Seems he fell in love with a witch and brought her back to Rome with him, plus he was conspiring with the emperor's wicked granddaughter. This novel has ... Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Michalea - Goodreads

I was initially excited about this book. The opening was catchy and the writing very descriptive. I always like the idea of turning a mysterious actual event into fiction. In this case, Ovid, the ... Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Jessa - Goodreads

last update: Not my favorite. I was on an historical kick and this story filled in some historical gaps about how the Roman poet Ovid ended his life in exile. Bizarre and confusing but I can't say I particularly enjoyed it. Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Patti Mallin - Goodreads

solid like. never cared deeply about the characters. if I had a better grounding in classics it may have moved beyond "it was fine." Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Nicole - Goodreads

3.5 stars, really. I liked it a lot but one of the main characters was kind of Mary Sue ish, which was meh. But definitely interesting and worth a read. Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Meg - A Bookish Affair - Goodreads

"The Love Artist" is the story of the famous poet, Ovid, and his exile from Rome. Not much is known about why exactly he was exiled. Not much is known about what his life was like when he was exiled ... Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Ronda Roaring - Goodreads

I know a considerable amount about this period in history, though I'm not an expert on Ovid, yet I couldn't warm up to this book at all. I didn't like either of the two main characters. Rather than ... Read full review

Review: The Love-Artist: A Novel

User Review  - Justpassingby - Goodreads

This is the imagined story of the writing of Ovid's lost play Medea, but also a vivid evocation of the magical themes and characters of his preserved works, in particular the Metamorphoses. Ovid and ... Read full review


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