The Bookbag

None of this story was known to me – but boy, is it known to me now… the definitive version of this story to gazump anyone else planning to create a study along these lines for years to come…In front of such minutiae, the tale of this one woman is quite riveting as regards what she goes through, what everyone around her thinks – and of course who all those people around her actually are… the almost forensic detail… you will find this a compelling tale. You get multiple cliff-hanger moments as well, adding impact and poise to the narrative…You get a very clear picture … at the hands of this author, and throughout the story the woman’s multiple changes in name, persona and status are just fragments of the multifarious things you can take on board… if you are in the market for hefty books where biography and the history of art collide, you will find little to disappoint you here.