Teaser Tuesday – THE WILD GIRL by Kate Forsyth

I am currently reading a gorgeous chunky novel, The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth, historical fiction imagining the life of Dortchen Wild, the girl who lived next door to the young Brothers Grimm, fairytale scholars in early 1800s Germany.

The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth

Aussie author Kate Forsyth’s previous title, Bitter Greens, featured in My Best Books of 2012 list.

My teaser:

Wilhelm always had a smile and a kind word for Dortchen, but this only made her heart ache more. She longed to be near him, but his presence made her hot-cheeked and tongue-tied, so that she felt she was always making a fool of herself. (Page 67)

Kate Forsyth’s prose conveys passion with ease and elegance.

Find out more about this book The Wild Girl by Kate Forsyth ( Amazon | Booktopia )

Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.

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      Beth – Sure is.

      Majanka – I agree, it is very evocative. The cover of Forsyth’s previous release Bitter Greens is gorgeous too.

      Caro – I have not read Forsyth’s earlier fantasy titles, enjoy.

      Beth – I am so glad I have been able to bring great Aussie author to your attention. Am sure you’ll enjoy her work.

      Laurel-Rain, Tribute Books Mama – Glad I’ve piqued your interest.

      Melissa, Tressa – If you enjoy fairy tale retellings, I highly recommend Bitter Greens by Forsyth also.

      Melissa, Sandra – Yes, it’s the simple things that can mean so much.

      BlueStocking – I expect Forsyth’s name will become more widely known on the back of the UK publication of Bitter Greens.

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