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The Muse

Large Print
(512 Pages)
Product Number: LP3967
Released: 01 Feb, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781510057609
Publisher: W F Howes
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London, 1967: Odelle Bastien has struggled to find her place in the London since arriving from Trinidad five years ago - until securing a job as a typist at the prestigious Skelton gallery, all under the tutelage of the glamorous Marjorie Quick. As Odelle unlocks potential she didn’t know she had, Quick remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery. The truth about the painting lies in a large house in rural Spain, 1936 - where Olive Schloss is harbouring ambitions of her own. Into this fragile paradise come artist and revolutionary Isaac Robles and his half-sister Teresa, who immediately insinuate themselves into the Schloss family, with explosive and devastating consequences…

Author(s): Jessie Burton
Original Publish Date: 01 Feb, 2017

Professional reviews

"The Muse is unforgettable novel about aspiration, identity, love and obsession - from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist. “Deftly plotted, a masterclass in pacing, tension and suspense, and richly characterized.” DAILY EXPRESS “An intricate story of imposture, […] strong on the emotional and sensual, […] who would bet against it selling a million copies like its predecessor?” GUARDIAN"

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