Bitter Greens

Bitter Greens

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Charlotte-Rose de la Force, exiled from the court of the Sun King Louis XIV, has always been a great teller of tales. Selena Leonelli, once the exquisite muse of the great Venetian artist Titian, is terrified of time. Margherita, trapped in a doorless tower and burdened by tangles of her red-gold hair, must find a way to escape. Three women, three lives, three stories, braided together in a compelling tale of desire, obsession and the redemptive power of love.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 542 pages
  • 124 x 198 x 38mm | 379.99g
  • ALLISON & BUSBY
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0749013230
  • 9780749013233
  • 27,603

Review quote

'I so enjoyed Kate Forsyth's Bitter Greens: a fabulously tangled web of fairy tale and historical romance... Heartbreaking. Exquisitely sensual.' Essie Fox, author of The Somnambulist. 'History and fairy tale are richly entwined in this spellbinding story. Unputdownable!' Juliet Marillier, author of Daughter of the Forestshow more

About Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth is the bestselling author of more than twenty books, ranging from picture books to poetry to novels for both children and adults. She has won numerous awards and been published in fourteen countries around the world. She is a direct descendant of Charlotte Waring, the author of A Mother's Offering to her Children, the first book for children ever published in Australia. She lives by the sea in Sydney with her husband, three children, a rambunctious Rhodesian Ridgeback, a bad-tempered black cat, and many thousands of books. www.kateforsyth.com.aushow more