(From the publisher):
When the Princess Marie-Celeste's elderly music tutor departs for Paris, she realises that it is her only means of escape from her stifling home and an arranged marriage. As the Professor and Marie-Celeste approach the city, the train crashes and a charming young poet comes to their rescue. The mysterious young man decides to join them in the Symbolist community, and Marie-Celeste finds herself falling hopelessly in love with him. When the Professor discovers to his horror that the idealistic Symbolists of his youth have become violent and dangerous, Marie-Celeste is forced to realised her mistake in running away from the Palace. She must return home - but when she bids farewell to Paris, she must also say goodbye to her love.....
Original title: The Explosion of Love
Genre: Fiction→ Romance→ Historical