The Force of Such Beauty

Drawing inspiration from real-life royalty and the fantasies that are constructed for the outside world, Barbara Bourland’s third novel leaves readers wondering if any fairy tale is worth our desire.

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Review of ‘The Force of Such Beauty’

Caroline Muller's life is a fairy tale. She doesn't come from much, but her parents did all they could to help her be successful, and by 21, she was an Olympic gold medalist who held the world record in the women's marathon. But as Caroline grew up, her body changed—and so did…

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