'Marriage of Opposites' - a Novel about Camille Pissarro's Mother - by Alice Hoffman

Marriage of Opposites, a new work of historical fiction by Alice Hoffman, tells the story of Camille Pissarro’s mother, Rachel Pomie Petit Pizzarro. The novel was ranked no. 9 on the U.S. National Indie Bestseller List and comes highly recommended, after receiving rave reviews from critics at NPRWashington Post, Star Tribune, etc. Read an interview with the author here.


Evidencing enduring public interest in the Pissarro family, Marriage of Opposites continues in a tradition of chronicling the art dynasty, including the celebrated Depths of Glory (1985) by Irving Stone.