Following Ophelia is out on 9th March, and there’s a lot to talk about. What’s so special about the seven Pattle sisters from Calcutta? Which Pre-Raphaelite paintings are the most inspiring? What’s the story behind the cover process? Why do I owe my career to JK Rowling? Which Victorian women broke the rules and set the bar?
This is a book about art, feminism before the Suffragettes, and the grime and glory of Victorian London. I had to do loads of research, which I dreaded at first and adored once I got going. If you want to find out more, check out my blog tour, with posts from me and an assortment of other people! Starting on 4th March.