A deeply evocative story inspired by real events: the love affair between two
unforgettable people—Gustave Eiffel, the builder of the Eiffel Tower, and Alice
Guy Blaché, a pioneer in the art of cinema. Mademoiselle Alice steps out of the
shadows into the readers mind as an endlessly intriguing and entirely relatable
Told through Alices eyes, we get to know her, her family, and Monsieur Eiffel.
Eiffel is not looking to fall in love—he is a widower who has everything—wit, wealth,
fame, and brilliance. He was a friend of Alices father who died when she was
seventeen, and the story she tells of falling in love with him is funny and
Alice and Eiffel forge an enduring romantic and intellectual bond. But while she
wants to marry him, he refuses because he is so much older than she is. Out of her
desire to have a family, she marries a handsome Englishman and travels to the
United States, where she works with D. W. Griffith and then opens her own film
studio. Some of her emotional experiences find expression in the scenarios she
writes for film. Her relationship with Monsieur Eiffel continues on in her mind and
leads to some surprising developments.
Mademoiselle Alice tells us much about womens lives during the silent film era in
France and the United States. Combining a biographers knowledge of her subject
with the novelists gift for narrative, Janelle Dietrick has crafted a novel that will
capture the interest of every reader.
Inseparables, comprar "MADEMOISELLE ALICE (EBOOK)" junto con: