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Lilianne Milgrom

on Tour

January 18-29



The secret life of the world’s most erotic masterpiece

(historical fiction)

 Release date: July 28, 2020
at Little French Girl Press

255 pages

 2020 Indie B.R.A.G. Medallion Award


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L’Origine‘ traces the extraordinary, clandestine odyssey of an iconic 19th century painting that shook up the author’s world and continues to scandalize all who set eyes upon it.
Gustave Courbet’s portrait of a woman’s exposed torso and sex – audaciously entitled ‘L’Origine du monde’ (The Origin of the World) – was so shocking it was kept hidden for a century and a half, surviving revolution, Nazi plunder and the foibles of its eccentric owners.
Today it draws millions of visitors to Paris’ Orsay Museum. Lilianne Milgrom brings a fresh, feminine perspective to an iconic work of art created specifically for the male gaze.
L’Origine‘ offers readers more than a riveting romp through history–it also reflects society’s complex attitude towards female nudity.

NB: this is a historical novel, no explicit scenes



L'Origine - Lilianne MilgromLilianne Milgrom
Paris-born Lilianne Milgrom
is an award-winning international artist,
writer on the arts and author.
Her art can be found in both private and institutional collections
around the world
and her articles have been published in
Huffington Post, Daily Art Magazine, Ceramics Now and Bonjour Paris.
Her 5-star, bestselling novel ‘L’Origine‘ is the result of ten years of research
and was accepted into the Historical Novel Society.
Lilianne lives in Washington DC with her husband.

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Monday, January 18
Review and Giveaway at The French Village Diaries

Tuesday, January 19
Review at Whispers from the Library

Wednesday, January 20
Review by Karen

Thursday, January 21
Review by Denise

Friday, January 22
Review and Giveaway at Boys’ Mom Reads!

Monday, January 25
Review and Giveaway at Coffee, Chocolate or Tennis 

Tuesday, January 26 
Spotlight and giveaway at Words And Peace

Wednesday, January 27
Review at Jack Carbee Blog

Thursday, January 28
Review and Giveaway at Books Are Cool

Friday, January 29
Review and Giveaway at An Accidental Blog

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