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  • Location: Vienna

The Flames

The Flames

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1923: Vienna is an exhilarating city of groundbreaking art, lead by Gustav Klimt and his scandalous protegee, Egon Schiele.

  • ISBN: 978-0857527622
  • Genre: Historical, Inspired by true events

What you need to know before your trail

Vienna, at the beginning of the 20th century, is an exhilarating social whirl, a city of ideas, of music, of groundbreaking art, lead by Gustav Klimt until the arrival of his scandalous protegee, Egon Schiele. Into this world come four women, each with their own story to tell

ADELE: his passionate and fierce admirer.
GERTRUDE: his spirited and possessive sister.
VALLY: his independent and proud model.
EDITH: Adele’s quiet and conventional sister. Or was she?

Four flames, four wild, blazing hearts, longing to be known. In an elegant bohemian city like Vienna, everything seems possible – until an act of betrayal changes everything. For just as a flame has the power to mesmerize, it can also destroy everything in its path . . .


Travel Guide

Vienna, Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele

Schiele was born in 1890 in Tulln, Lower Austria.

Together the couple moved to Neulengbach, 35 km (22 mi) west of Vienna, seeking inspirational surroundings and an inexpensive studio in which to work

The Leopold Museum, Vienna houses perhaps Schiele’s most important and complete collection of work, featuring over 200 exhibits.

Booktrail Boarding Pass:  The Flames

Destination : Vienna   Author/Guide: Sophie Haydock    Departure Time: 1800s

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