Docket Page 10 – The Bridal Chair by Gloria Goldreich

CHARGE (What was the author trying to say?): The author calls this “biofiction.” Her purpose was to explore the development of Marc Chagall and his family in the years 1934-1952.

FACTS: I knew very little about the artist Marc Chagall or how his life so vitally affected his art. As a Jew fleeing Nazi persecution, religious themes found their way into his work. His artistry created problems in his already complex family relationships. His daughter was an interesting character. As is often my complaint, I felt it ended too abruptly.

VERDICT (Was the author successful?): Guilty, as charged. This is a very interesting and informative book.

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