Age of Light, The

Whitney Scharer

Format: Hardback, Paperback / softback

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Published: 02-04-2020


Model. Muse. Lover. Artist. This sweeping debut novel tells the story of Lee Miller’s journey to become an artist and her love affair with Man Ray in bohemian 1930s Paris.

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For fans of Mrs Hemingway and The Paris Wife, Whitney Scharer’s The Age of Light is the riveting, vivid and powerful story of the photographer Lee Miller and her lover, Man Ray. Model. Muse. Lover. Artist.Paris, 1929. Lee Miller has abandoned her life in New York and a modelling career at Vogue to pursue her dream of becoming a photographer. When she catches the eye of artist Man Ray she convinces him to hire her as his assistant. Man is an egotistical, charismatic force and they soon embark upon a passionate affair.Lee and Man spend their days working closely in the studio and their nights at smoky cabarets and wild parties. But as Lee begins to assert herself, and to create pioneering work of her own, Man’s jealousy spirals out of control and leads to a betrayal that threatens to destroy them both . . .’Powerful, sensual and gripping’ – Madeleine Miller, author of Circe’Fans of Mrs Hemingway and The Paris Wife will love this one’ – Elle

Additional information

Weight 0.273 kg
Dimensions 25 × 130 × 196 mm
Page Count 320