I, Juan De Pareja

I, Juan De Pareja

Book - 2008 | 1st Square Fish ed. --
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Juan de Pareja, the slave who prepares the paints and canvases of the artist Velázquez, describes his work with his master and the climate of Spanish court life.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2008, c1965.
Edition: 1st Square Fish ed. --
ISBN: 9780312380052
0312380054
Characteristics: 180 p.

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Lovestoread5 Jul 11, 2018

I really thought I wouldn't like this book too much, but in fact, I did! It's a wonderful story; well written, fast-paced, and the author makes you like the main characters as well. It's imaginative and the reader gets to go on the travels with Master and Juanico from Spain to Italy. Great friendship story.

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green_cat_3454
Mar 12, 2018

Beautifully written. Excellent story of a slave who wants to be a painter like his master. The author masterfully illustrates the personalities of each character. Very Highly Recommended.

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petal2014
May 21, 2017

Fascinating book, I had never heard about Juan before.

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patriziella
Apr 30, 2017

Excellent book and a wonderful read. Also, very educational and close to the truth about the personages' lives. My son and I loved this and it is probably one of the best children's books we've ever read.

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