"It's really a very simple story. What happened was this: I met this girl and did a very stupid thing. I fell in love. Hard. I know that to some people that makes me an idiot and a loser. What can I say? They're right. I did some extremely foolish things; I'm the first to say it. And they've left me in jail and alone."
So begins one of the most compelling, emotionally charged, and affecting novels you are likely to read this year.
This is a blog I had a lot of fun doing. If there's one thing in the world I love, it's Art. I love beautiful paintings and will travel far distances to see great works. So in preparing this blog, I learned a few things for myself about a work of art that I love.
EL GRECO – VIEW OF TOLEDO (in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York)