Join author Elizabeth Macneal who will be disussing and reading from her dubut novel The Doll Factory, at Wandsworth Town Library on Wednesday 17th July 7.30pm. 

Tickets for this event are free and can be booked at Wandsworth Town Library. Please speak to staff, call 020 8877 1742 or email

"London, 1850. The Great Exhibition is being erected in Hyde Park and among the crowd watching the spectacle two people meet. For Iris, an aspiring artist, it is the encounter of a moment - forgotten seconds later, but for Silas, a collector entranced by the strange and beautiful, that meeting marks a new beginning. When Iris is asked to model for pre-Raphaelite artist Louis Frost, she agrees on the condition that he will also teach her to paint. Suddenly her world begins to expand, to become a place of art and love. But Silas has only thought of one thing since their meeting, and his obsession is darkening"

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