Girl With a Pearl Earring: A Novel (Google eBook)
The New York Times bestselling novel by the author of Remarkable Creatures and The Last Runaway
Translated into thirty-nine languages and made into an Oscar-nominated film, starring Scarlett Johanson and Colin Firth
Tracy Chevalier transports readers to a bygone time and place in this richly-imagined portrait of the young woman who inspired one of Vermeer's most celebrated paintings.
History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius . . . even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil.
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Review: Girl With a Pearl EarringUser Review - Phoebe Andamo - Goodreads
Johannes Vermeer painted the Mona Lisa of the North called 'Girl with Pearl Earring' which is controversial just the same. It has many issues as her identity was unknown, and her mysterious gaze and ... Read full review
Review: Girl With a Pearl EarringUser Review - Exina - Goodreads
Girl With a Pearl Earring tells the story of the creation of Johannes Vermeer's famous painting. Loved the movie starring Scarlett Johansson and Colin Firth, but the book is only mediocre for me. Read full review