The Doll Factory
When Iris is asked to model for pre-Raphaelite artist Louis Frost, she agrees on the condition that he will also teach her to paint. Suddenly her world begins to expand, to become a place of art and love.
- Publish Date
- April 2019
London. 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment - forgotten seconds later, but for Silas, a collector entranced by the strange and beautiful, that meeting marks a new beginning.
But Silas has only thought of one thing since their meeting, and his obsession is darkening . . .
The Doll Factory, the debut novel by Elizabeth Macneal, is an intoxicating story of art, obsession and possession.