9,49 €
versandkostenfrei*

inkl. MwSt.
Sofort lieferbar
5 °P sammeln
    Broschiertes Buch

A Sunday Times Bestseller, BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick and BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime.
The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal is the intoxicating story of one woman's dreams of freedom in Victorian England and the man whose obsession threatens to destroy them forever...
'A sharp, scary, gorgeously evocative tale of love, art and obsession' - Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train
London. 1850. On a crowded street, the dollmaker Iris Whittle meets the artist Louis Frost. Louis is a painter who yearns to have his work displayed in the Royal Academy, and he is desperate for Iris
…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
A Sunday Times Bestseller, BBC Radio 2 Book Club Pick and BBC Radio 4 Book at Bedtime.

The Doll Factory by Elizabeth Macneal is the intoxicating story of one woman's dreams of freedom in Victorian England and the man whose obsession threatens to destroy them forever...

'A sharp, scary, gorgeously evocative tale of love, art and obsession' - Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

London. 1850. On a crowded street, the dollmaker Iris Whittle meets the artist Louis Frost. Louis is a painter who yearns to have his work displayed in the Royal Academy, and he is desperate for Iris to be his model. Iris agrees, on the condition that he teaches her to paint.

Dreaming of freedom, Iris throws herself into a new life of art and love, unaware that she has caught the eye of a second man. Silas Reed is a curiosity collector, enchanted by the strange and beautiful. After seeing Iris at the site of the Great Exhibition he finds he cannot forget her.

As Iris's world expands, Silas's obsession grows. And it is only a matter of time before they meet again . . .

'A dark delight and fans of The Miniaturist and The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock will love it' - Red

A Sunday Times Best Paperback of 2020 Pick, The Doll Factory will be made into a major TV series.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: Macmillan Publishers International / Picador
  • Artikelnr. des Verlages: 82813
  • Main Market Ed.
  • Seitenzahl: 379
  • Altersempfehlung: ab 18 Jahren
  • Erscheinungstermin: 5. März 2020
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 198mm x 132mm x 27mm
  • Gewicht: 289g
  • ISBN-13: 9781529002430
  • ISBN-10: 1529002435
  • Artikelnr.: 57674683
Autorenporträt
Macneal, Elizabeth§Elizabeth Macneal was born in Scotland and now lives in East London. She is a writer and potter and works from a small studio at the bottom of her garden. She read English Literature at Oxford University, before working in the City for several years. In 2017, she completed the Creative Writing MA at UEA where she was awarded the Malcolm Bradbury scholarship. The Doll Factory, Elizabeth's debut novel, won the Caledonia Novel Award 2018.
Rezensionen
A remarkable example of historical fiction . . . full of life, colour and intelligence Sunday Times