This Wicked Rush (Wild Rush, Book 1)
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As a recent university graduate, Albert Einstein struggles to make ends meet while trying to land an academic post in a scientific world rigid with tradition and protocol. After finally securing various tutoring jobs, he moves one step closer to being able to provide for his pregnant wife, Mileva, when tragedy strikes. While working at his day job at the Bern patent office, Albert Einstein burns the candle at both ends supported by his new wife, writing four new scientific papers including the theory of special relativity, in what will be considered his miracle year.
One of his papers attracts the attention of the notable theoretical physicist Max Planck. With new teaching duties, Albert Einstein finally begins to experience the academic life he long coveted as he develops his theory of general relativity. Enjoying his first taste of acclaim among the most renowned scientific minds in Europe including Marie Curie , Einstein falters in his familial responsibilities.
His only relief comes from a visit to extended family, where he is introduced to his cousin Elsa.
Brian Peterson. After moving his family to Berlin for work, and to be closer to his new love Elsa, Albert Einstein sets out to prove his theory of general relativity. He enlists the help of an astronomer to photograph a solar eclipse in Russia, but the expedition goes awry. Einstein's affair becomes less secret, and Elsa forces an ultimatum: divorce Mileva or lose her forever. Exhausted and worn out, Albert Einstein's attempt to make scientific history is put to the test as he begins to experience health issues.
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Meanwhile, sweeping patriotism in the wake of the war has corrupted one of his closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other. In the German war effort, Albert is the lone scientist to refuse the call to arms.
Attempting to flee to the United States, Albert Einstein and his wife Elsa find that their visas have been blocked for entry by the U. Just days before his departure, Einstein must convince the U. S Consul in Germany that he is no threat to the country. Albert Einstein and Elsa settle into the U. Although quantum physics continues to vex him, his focus is diverted by the splitting of the atom in Nazi Germany. When tragedy strikes, Einstein seeks comfort in the arms of a Russian woman whose intentions are unclear. After the atomic bomb is dropped and World War II ends, Albert Einstein assumes the role of world citizen in his elder years.
Having been linked to nuclear weapons, he drowns in guilt and refocuses his efforts to prevent further wars. Inspiration strikes when a young neighbor asks him for homework help, reminding him of the joy that science once brought. Ken Biller. While going to art school in Madrid , young Pablo Ruiz rejects the traditional rules of painting in search of his own unique style, and soon changes his last name to Picasso. He moves to Paris and befriends art student Carlos Casagemas , and together they share a studio and sell their art until a terrible tragedy happens.
In , Pablo contends with the rising threat of Franco 's fascism in his home country of Spain. After Pablo learns of Guernica , an ancient town in the Basque Country which was destroyed by the Nazis , he paints a mural of the same name depicting the carnage.
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It is shown in the Spanish Pavilion at the Universal Exposition. After the suicide of his heartbroken friend, Pablo struggles with life. He meets poet Max Jacob who helps him through his pain, using it in his art. While he paints, Pablo only sees bleak colors, thus beginning his Blue Period. While back in Barcelona in , to honor Carlos, he creates La Vie. But after seeing rival Henri Matisse 's work at the Autumn Salon , Pablo pulls his painting from the show.
After the French critics denounce all the artists who submitted their work at the Autumn Salon as Matisse imitators, Pablo meets the man himself and is challenged by his radical genius. For years, the two artists try to outdo each other, urged on by brother and sister art collecting duo Leo and Gertrude Stein.
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The months that followed nearly killed me, but I survived and fought for the happiness Gabe was determined to give my family. I believe the worst is over, until I'm forced back to my hometown and realize how many lies have been told to snuff out the wicked rush I found in Gabe's arms. The first three tell Gabe and Caitlin's complete love story.