Book review: Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth


The book:
Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
First published April 2012 by Random House Australia
551 pages

bitter greensThe blurb:
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.

My thoughts…
It is difficult to describe or categorise this book. I guess it is essentially historical fiction, with a bit of fantasy and fairy tale thrown in for good measure. I wouldn’t expect this to be my thing at all, but I was lured in by the intriguing cover, and was…

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