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Kate Forsyth


Kate Forsyth

Kate Forsyth is the bestselling and award-winning author of more than 20 books, ranging from picture books to poetry to novels for both children and adults. She is the only author to win five Aurealis Awards in a single year and was recently voted one of Australia's Favourite 25 Novelists. Her books have been published in 14 countries. She is currently undertaking a doctorate in fairytale retellings at the University of Technology in Sydney. She lives in Sydney, Australia.

Kate Forsyth

Books by Kate Forsyth

by Kate Forsyth - Fiction, Historical Fiction, Historical Romance, Romance

Dortchen Wild, who lives in the small German kingdom of Hesse-Cassel in the early 19th century, finds herself irresistibly drawn to the boy next door. Forced to live under oppressive French rule, Wilhelm Grimm and his brothers preserve old half-forgotten tales. As Dortchen tells Wilhelm some of the most powerful and compelling stories in what one day will become his and Jacob's famous fairy tale collection, their love blossoms. But Dortchen's father will not give his consent for them to marry, and war, death and poverty also conspire to keep the lovers apart. Yet Dortchen is determined to find a way.

by Kate Forsyth - Fiction, Historical Fiction

French novelist Charlotte-Rose de la Force has been banished from the court of Versailles by the Sun King, Louis XIV, after a series of scandalous love affairs. At the convent, she is comforted by an old nun, Sœur Seraphina, who tells her the tale of a young girl who, a hundred years earlier, is sold by her parents for a handful of bitter greens.