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Tulip Fever

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Soon to be a major film starring Dame Judi Dench, Cara Delevingne and adapted for the screen by Sir Tom Stoppard. From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes a thrilling story of power, lust and deception set in seventeenth-century Amsterdam Seventeenth-century Amsterdam - a city in the grip of tulip fever. Sophia's husband Cornelis is one of the lucky ones grown rich from this exotic new flower. To celebrate, he commissions a talented young artist to paint him with his beautiful young bride. But as the portrait grows, so does the passion between Sophia and the painter; and ambitions, desires and dreams breed an intricate deception and a reckless gamble. Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including the bestseller The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel. Her screenplays include The Diary of Anne Frank and the film of Pride and Prejudice, which was nominated for a BAFTA. She lives in North London.

Product code: 9780099288855

ISBN 9780099288855
No. of pages 288
Dimensions H198xW129xS18
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Amsterdam in the 1630s: Sophia Sandvoort's elderly husband Cornelis has commissioned a portrait of them both. Between the young bride Sophia and the painter, Jan Van Loos, burns a fierce attraction. A grand deception is conceived, leading events towards a tragic climax.