By Helen McLean
From the instant she lands in England, Elizabeth’s existence starts off to reflect Bonnard’s earlier adventure: Bonnard’s father pressed him right into a hated occupation in legislation; equally, Elizabeth’s mom and dad urge her to take a school measure “to fall again on” after she marries. simply as significant younger Bonnard used to be swept into the exhilarating literary and creative international of an avant-garde journal, Elizabeth is absorbed into the quasi-communal ménage of a in demand London paintings broker and his relatives, whose encouragement is helping her be successful as a portraitist.
Their separate yet parallel trips lead either Elizabeth and Bonnard to an analogous revelation: public acclaim isn't really adequate; to really dwell a lifestyles ruled through a peeled-eye research of the seen global, sacrifices needs to be made.
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The Man and the Woman by Helen McLean