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White Crucifixion by Michael Dean Book Launch


Price : £10 Contact: 0207 794 4655

The novel is told from Marc Chagall’s point of view and in it he reflects back on his life and the tumultuous events of the twentieth century that shaped his life and his work

The White Crucifixion starts with Chagall’s difficult birth in Vitebsk 1887, in the present-day Belarus, and tells the surprising story of how the eldest son of a herring schlepperbecame enrolled in art school where he quickly gained a reputation as ‘Moyshe, the painting wonder’. 

The novel paints a vivid picture of a Russian town divided by belief and wealth, rumours of pogroms never far away, yet bustling with talented young artists.

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