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Mortal Love - Elizabeth Hand
Mortal Love
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In the Victorian Age, a mysterious and irresistible woman becomes entwined in the lives of several artists, both as a muse and as the object of all-consuming obsession. Radborne Comstock, one of the early twentieth century's most brilliant young painters, is helpless under her dangerous spell.In... show more
In the Victorian Age, a mysterious and irresistible woman becomes entwined in the lives of several artists, both as a muse and as the object of all-consuming obsession. Radborne Comstock, one of the early twentieth century's most brilliant young painters, is helpless under her dangerous spell.In modern-day London, journalist Daniel Rowlands meets a beguiling woman who holds the secret to invaluable -- and lost -- Pre-Raphaelite paintings, while wealthy dilettante-actor Valentine Comstock is consumed by enigmatic visions.Swirling between eras and continents, Mortal Love is the intense tale of unforgettable characters caught in a whirlwind of art, love, and intrigue that will take your breath away.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780060755348 (0060755342)
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
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Loederkoningin
Loederkoningin rated it
First attempt to get through this one=failed.Second attempt to get through this one=failed.Wtf?! Waking the Moon and Black Light are among my all time favourites. Third time's the charm, hopefully...
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it
4.0 Mortal Love
I'm giving this four stars instead of three because I believe that all the hype I heard about the book led me to except too much from the book. Hand does have a wonderful writing style, and the book does weave three separate stories together very well. The ending, however, seemed a little sudden t...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
I keep having this feeling that the *next* book I read by Elizabeth Hand will be one of my favorite books of all time. But she keeps not-quite-getting-there, for me.I did really like this book, however - it may be her best yet. (And, can't beat the cover art! [a Rossetti painting]).The plot is compl...
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