The Doll Factory

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‘A sharp, scary tale of love, art and obsession’ – Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

Desire can be deadly
London. 1850. On a crowded street, the dollmaker Iris Whittle meets the artist Louis Frost. Louis is a painter who is desperate for Iris to be his model. Iris agrees, on the condition that he teaches her to paint.

Dreaming of freedom, Iris throws herself into a new life of art and love, unaware that she has caught the eye of a second man. Silas Reed is a curiosity collector, enchanted by the strange and beautiful. After seeing Iris at the site of the Great Exhibition he finds he cannot forget her.

As Iris’s world expands, Silas’s obsession grows. And it is only a matter of time before they meet again . . .

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Readers love Elizabeth Macneal’s The Doll Factory:

‘Breathtaking’ *****
‘I couldn’t put it down’ *****
‘Spellbinding’ *****
‘I never wanted it to end’ *****
‘A plot to stop your heart’ *****

The Burial Plot, Elizabeth’s latest cat-and-mouse thriller, is available to pre-order now!

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER
Now a major TV series with Paramount+

‘A sharp, scary tale of love, art and obsession’ – Paula Hawkins, author of The Girl on the Train

Desire can be deadly
London. 1850. On a crowded street, the dollmaker Iris Whittle meets the artist Louis Frost. Louis is a painter who is desperate for Iris to be his model. Iris agrees, on the condition that he teaches her to paint.

Dreaming of freedom, Iris throws herself into a new life of art and love, unaware that she has caught the eye of a second man. Silas Reed is a curiosity collector, enchanted by the strange and beautiful. After seeing Iris at the site of the Great Exhibition he finds he cannot forget her.

As Iris’s world expands, Silas’s obsession grows. And it is only a matter of time before they meet again . . .

BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICK
BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME

Readers love Elizabeth Macneal’s The Doll Factory:

‘Breathtaking’ *****
‘I couldn’t put it down’ *****
‘Spellbinding’ *****
‘I never wanted it to end’ *****
‘A plot to stop your heart’ *****

The Burial Plot, Elizabeth’s latest cat-and-mouse thriller, is available to pre-order now!

Additional information

Weight 0.265 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 12.9 × 2.8 cm
Author

Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

379

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K