Reading Between The Lines – the story podcast from The People’s Friend

“The Story Of A Masterpiece: An Artist’s Romance”

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Episode notes

Host Iain and the team are reaching back to the start of the last century in this episode of “Reading Between The Lines”, as they sit down for a chat about “The Story Of A Masterpiece: An Artist’s Romance” by Agnes Grozier Herbertson. 

First published in “The People’s Friend” in 1905, this slightly darker story leaves Alex, Mairi, and archivist David struggling a little to sympathise with any of the main characters; pondering the meaning of the word romance; and exploring the relationship between artist and muse. 

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