Daily Mail Online review for The Painter’s Apprentice

February 16, 2013 4:39 pm by

It’s been a good week for reviews. The Daily Mail Online said that The Painter’s Apprentice is a highly-recommended novel. Here is the review:

Another follow-up novel, The Painter’s Apprentice takes up the story of Beth Ambrose, daughter of Susannah, Charlotte Betts’s main protagonist in The Apothecary’s Daughter.

Brought up in a loving family, but living in a lunatic asylum which her step-father runs, Beth is a gifted artist.  But her world is rocked when a cousin from Virginia brings an unexpected proposition to the family.

Set at the time of the Glorious Revolution, when England is still beset by religious rivalries, this is a highly-recommended novel of love, tragedy, and the power of art.

 

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/home/books/article-2278610/HISTORICAL-FICTION.html#ixzz2L512ZV00

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Then Waterstones in Staines have a blackboard in the window declaring that The Apothecary’s Daughter is ‘the perfect Valentines read‘. Amy said ‘This atmospheric and heartfelt book was one of the best books I read in 2012.’

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