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From the bestselling author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel this is the thrilling book behind the forthcoming film starring Oscar winners Alicia Vikander, Christoph Waltz and Dame Judi Dench

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.

Reviews

A tale of passion, obsession and deception, Deborah Moggach’s Tulip Fever is undoubtedly a technically accomplished novel by an experienced author… Aesthetically pleasing in style, showered with metaphors and symbolic language.

Beatrice Scudeler, Palatinate

A scintillating story of lust, deception and retribution

Independent on Sunday

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

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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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784700805

    October 16, 2017

    Vintage

    288 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099288855

    December 2, 2013

    Vintage

    288 pages

    RRP $19.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781446485958

    March 31, 2012

    Vintage Digital

    288 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
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    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
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    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by Deborah Moggach

Something to Hide
Close To Home
Heartbreak Hotel
Changing Babies
Stolen
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel
Because I am a Girl
In the Dark
You Must Be Sisters
The Ex-Wives
The Stand-In
These Foolish Things
Seesaw
Porky
Driving In The Dark
Final Demand
Hot Water Man

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