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Paris Kiss

by Maggie Ritchie  

"An intense and satisfying story." Sara Sheridan. Bohemian Paris in the 1880s. Exotic, strange and exciting – especially to young English sculptor Jessie Lipscomb, who joins her friend Camille Claudel to become a protégée of the great Auguste Rodin. Jessie and Camille enjoy a passionate friendship and explore the demi-monde of the vibrant city, meeting artists such as Toulouse-Lautrec and the boldly unconventional Rosa Bonheur. But when Rodin and Camille embark on a scandalous affair, Jessie is cast as their unwilling go-between and their friendship unravels. Years later she tracks her down to an insane asylum where Camille tells her an explosive secret – can their friendship survive the betrayal?

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