Nefertiti, Cleopatra, Queen of Sheba all stunning beauties.
Now we learn about
the stunning beauty and courage of Nima - “African Venus”. The new book
reveals how she becomes the muse of famous French artist Charles Cordier under
the bitter oppression of slavery.
The newly published
historical fiction book takes you on her journey. We begin in 1847 at the Royal Palace of
Abomey (modern day Republic
of Benin) surrounded by
the warmth and comfort of her family. Out of revenge she is thrown into the harsh reality of French
slavery. We learn of her chance
encounter with Charles Cordier and how her famous bronze is viewed by millions
at the Great Exhibition of 1851 in London. How she emerges and finally receives her
freedom in 1866.