The Doll Factory


Historical Fiction

UK Publication

Picador, May 2019

US Publication

Simon & Schuster / Emily Bestler Books, August 2019


Simon & Schuster Canada

Press and Reviews

Vividly rendered . . . captivating . . . engrossing.”

This is a dark delight and fans of The Miniaturist and The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock will love it.”

One of this year's best debuts tells the story of Iris, an aspiring artist in 1850s London . . . A clever and gripping read.”

Stunningly confident . . . thoroughly engrossing.”

A remarkable example of historical fiction . . . full of life, colour and intelligence.”