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Publisher's Summary

In 1890, artist Edward Burne-Jones finished a monumental series of paintings inspired by Sleeping Beauty.

Told through the eyes of the five women in his life - wives, daughters and mistresses of famous artists - this is the astonishing story behind that famous painting - a story of love, obsession, scandal and betrayal.

©2017 Kate Forsyth (P)2017 W.F. Howes Ltd

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"Kate Forsyth could quite possibly be one the best story tellers of our modern age." ( Hook of a Book)

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I’ve loved the PRB artists my whole life. This was brilliant. Juliette did a fantastic job narrating. Lizzie Siddal has been a heroine of mine for many many years. This was just so wonderful.

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a beautiful gem of a book

I had read and enjoyed this book so much I was thrilled to find an audio version. I was not disappointed. The narrationwas excellent and effectively brought all the characters to life. I could not stop listening.

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