Book cover for The Watercolourist

The Watercolourist



18 May 2017
336 pages
Imprint: Pan


Bianca is reminiscent of both Elizabeth Bennet of Pride and Prejudice and Jo March of Little Women
There's something of Manzoni . . . there are the heartbeats of the youngest Brontë sister, Anne, with her Agnes Grey . . . and, as in Rowling's Casual Vacancy, children are the best part of the story
The writing is evocative, the main character engaging, and the landscape clear and lovely in the reader's mind