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  • Published: 2 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099288855
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

Tulip Fever




From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel this is ‘a scintillating story of lust, deception and retribution’ (Independent on Sunday)

Seventeenth-century Amsterdam is a city in the grip of tulip mania, basking in the wealth it has generated. Sophia’s husband Cornelis, an ageing merchant, is among those grown rich from this exotic new flower. To celebrate, he commissions a talented young artist to paint him with his young bride. But as the portrait grows, so does the passion between Sophia and the painter; and as ambitions, desires and dreams breed an intricate deception, their reckless gamble propels their lives towards a thrilling and tragic conclusion.

  • Published: 2 December 2013
  • ISBN: 9780099288855
  • Imprint: Vintage
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 288
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Deborah Moggach

Deborah Moggach is the author of many successful novels including Tulip Fever and The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which was made into a top-grossing film starring Judi Dench, Bill Nighy and Maggie Smith. Her screenplays include the film of Pride and Prejudice, which was nominated for a BAFTA. She lives in Wales.

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Praise for Tulip Fever

A story of love, deceit, changelings, and mistaken identity worthy of a Restoration dramatist

Daily Mail

A sumptuous and enthralling novel about art, love, illusion and money...with the denouement of a classic

The Times

A byzantine plot that hurtles towards disaster, while retaining the polished veneer of a Dutch interior

Harpers & Queen

Sensuous and masterly...a gorgeous novel

Mail on Sunday

Clever, spry and sad in equal measure...a pacy plot whose twists and shifts of viewpoint make for much anxious page-turning

Daily Telegraph

A scintillating story of lust, deception and retribution

Independent on Sunday

Beautifully written...with a featherlight touch, Moggach keeps the tension at fever-pitch until the final hilarious – and entirely unexpected – climax

Independent on Sunday

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