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Beauty in thorns: Kate Forsyth.

Beauty in thorns: Kate Forsyth.
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Australian Fiction   Gunnedah . . Available .  
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ISBN 9781925324242
Name Forsyth, Kate, 1966- author.
Title Beauty in thorns Kate Forsyth.
Published North Sydney, NSW : Penguin Random House Australia Pty Ltd, 2017
Description 465 pages ; 24 cm.
Notes "A spellbinding reimagining of ?Sleeping Beauty? set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets."--Back cover.
Summary A spellbinding reimagining of 'Sleeping Beauty' set amongst the wild bohemian circle of Pre-Raphaelite artists and poets. The Pre-Raphaelites were determined to liberate art and love from the shackles of convention. Ned Burne-Jones had never had a painting lesson and his family wanted him to be a parson. Only young Georgie Macdonald - the daughter of a Methodist minister - understood. She put aside her own dreams to support him, only to be confronted by many years of gossip and scandal. Dante Gabriel Rossetti was smitten with his favourite model, Lizzie Siddal. She wanted to be an artist herself, but was seduced by the irresistible lure of laudanum. William Morris fell head-over-heels for a 'stunner' from the slums, Janey Burden. Discovered by Ned, married to William, she embarked on a passionate affair with Gabriel that led inexorably to tragedy. Margot Burne-Jones had become her father's muse. He painted her as Briar Rose, the focus of his most renowned series of paintings, based on the fairy-tale that haunted him all his life. Yet Margot longed to be awakened to love. Bringing to life the dramatic true story of love, obsession and heartbreak that lies behind the Victorian era's most famous paintings, Beauty in Thorns is the story of awakenings of all kinds.
Subjects Artists' models -- Fiction
Australian fiction
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
Genre Historical fiction
Historical fiction
Historical fiction
Biographical fiction
Fiction
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