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[Reading] ➷ The Blue By Nancy Bilyeau – Adultdating3x.uk 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 secreIn 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 pa.

Inter 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 b.

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  1. Julie Julie says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, The Blue KindleThe Blue by Nancy Bilyeau is a 2018 Endeavour Quill 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 personal situation which has marred her reputation leaves Genevieve vulnerable to a proposition If she chooses to accept the offer and is successful in her quest it will open the door to all her dreams What’s the catch?Genevieve as loath as she is to work in the porcelain factory as a painter f


  2. Amalia Gavea Amalia Gavea says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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 acquire 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 unique and powerful of colors The colour blue the symbol of d


  3. Jennifer TarHeelReader Jennifer TarHeelReader says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, The Blue KindleThis antique 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 secret behind the color blue With this assignment Genevieve finds out the secrets of porcelain as well as the “craft” of industrial espionage This antique lover fell for the storyline all the way Learning the process of porcelain making was riveting especially when learning how important blue was to the craf


  4. Fran Fran says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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 technique 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 position at


  5. ✨Sumi ✨Sumi says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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 blue The ensuing events take Genevieve deep into England’s emerging industrial heartlands where not only does she learn about porcelain but also about the art of industrial espionage With the heart and spirit of her Huguenot ancestors Genevieve face


  6. Annette Annette says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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 th


  7. Cathy Cathy says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, The Blue KindleGenevieve makes for a feisty resourceful and independent minded heroine Finding her ambition to be an artist thwarted by he


  8. Emma Emma says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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


  9. Kate Quinn Kate Quinn says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, The Blue KindleA fascinating blend of religious strife industrial espionage court politics and heady romance not to mention the mesmerizing cutthroat maneuve


  10. Kathy Kathy says:

    Paperback Á The Blue Kindle Ë blue pdf, 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 h


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