Passion Blue by Victoria Strauss
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Passion Blue Summary
When seventeen-year-old Giulia, the orphaned, illegitimate daughter of a Milanese nobleman, learns she's to be packed off to a life behind convent walls, she begs an astrologer-sorcerer for a talisman that will secure what she's certain is her heart's desire: true love and a place where she belongs. But does she really know the compass of her heart? The convent of Santa Marta is full of surprises, including a workshop of nuns who are creating paintings of astonishing beauty using a luminous blue mixed from a secret formula: Passion Blue. As Giulia's own artistic self is awakened she's torn: should she follow the young man who promises to help her escape? Or stay and satisfy her growing desire to paint?
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"A rare, rewarding, sumptuous exploration of artistic passion." - Kirkus Reviews
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Victoria Strauss's previous books include The Arm of the Stone. She lives in Amherst, Massachusetts.
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