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  • Still Lives

  • A Novel
  • By: Maria Hummel
  • Narrated by: Tavia Gilbert
  • Length: 9 hrs and 35 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,628
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 1,509
  • Story
    3.5 out of 5 stars 1,511

Kim Lord is an avant garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the LA art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition, Still Lives, is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous murdered women - the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson, among many others - and the works are as compelling as they are disturbing, implicating a culture that is too accustomed to violence against women.

  • 1 out of 5 stars
  • Not my favorite

  • By CB on 08-23-18

I want to be nice,but please don't waste a credit.

Overall
1 out of 5 stars
Performance
4 out of 5 stars
Story
1 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-20-18

I'm not sure which part we're supposed to care about more....the boring main character whose copy editing job at a museum seems to be a shallow cover for being a private detective (which sounds so much more interesting than it actually is in this story) or the artist whose subject is actually interesting, but is as far as possible from being the focus. There is a lot about this book that could have been great, but it just doesn't work for me. I only recommend if you get this as a gift or have a free credit.

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