'A gorgeous novel' Mail on Sunday
From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel comes a thrilling story of power, lust and deception...
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 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.
Now a major film starring Oscar winners Dame Judi Dench, Alicia Vikander and Christoph Waltz and adapted for the screen by Sir Tom Stoppard.
A story of love, deceit, changelings, and mistaken identity worthy of a Restoration dramatist
A sumptuous and enthralling novel about art, love, illusion and money...with the denouement of a classic
A byzantine plot that hurtles towards disaster, while retaining the polished veneer of a Dutch interior
Sensuous and masterly...a gorgeous novel
Clever, spry and sad in equal measure...a pacy plot whose twists and shifts of viewpoint make for much anxious page-turning