What’s Great Literature? #2]
Sylvia Beach knew great literature! How wonderful for one of the twentieth century’s most famous authors to have met her in Paris that hot July day in 1920! She was the owner of a small English bookstore at 12 Rue Odéon, which was also a lending library and social gathering place for writers of the […]
THE DRAWING LESSON, Chapter 1
The Drawing Lesson, the first in The Trilogy of Remembrance. Lines are drawn and the battle begins at The Tate Modern. Enjoy a chapter and get your copy of the novel here. #novels about artists #literary suspense. LONDON Chapter 1 The Drawing Lesson. At the Tate Modern Gallery, women swirling about in their elegant cocktail […]
Showdown at the Tate Modern Gallery.
A conceptual artist’s manifesto as told by Alexander Wainwright Britain’s finest landscape artist. My friend, Charles and I are in the habit of strolling along the Victoria Embankment some evenings. Tonight he said, “Damn it, Alex? Aren’t you walking rather quickly? I’m getting winded just trying to keep up with you!” I stopped and said, […]
Vermeer and Alexander Wainwright.
A Prequel to The Trilogy of Remembrance. You remember me, I hope? I’m James Helmsworth, the art dealer for that marvellous landscape painter, Alexander Wainwright. It was in the Bloomsbury Gardens that I promised to tell you more about Alexander and his visions. This week Alexander invited me to the National Gallery overlooking […]
Prequel [1st] to The Trilogy of Remembrance
Will you listen to my story of new beginnings from times long past? Think of this as a prequel to a much larger one contained in The Trilogy of Remembrance. My name is James Helmsworth and I am greatly honoured to count myself as friend and art dealer of Britain’s finest visionary, landscape painter, Alexander […]