The Ruins of Lace (Paperback)

By Iris Anthony

Sourcebooks Landmark, 9781402268038, 326pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2012



An enthralling novel centered around the mad French passion for forbidden Flemish bobbin lace in the 1600s, from a writer whose work has been called "unexpected, haunting and powerful" by her readers.

About the Author

Iris Anthony is a pseudonym. The writer behind the name is an award-winning author of eleven novels. She lives in the Washington, D.C. metro area in a house decorated with French antiques and Flemish lace. Learn more about Iris at