Girl with a Pearl Earring: A Novel
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 - Olivia - Goodreads
This book is interestingly stale. I felt like I was reading the ending of a story the whole time. Every few pages had me seeking the ending. I could not connect to any of the characters, not even ... Read full review
Review: Girl With a Pearl EarringUser Review - Larae - Goodreads
Another good one from my own library...really makes me want to see those paintings in person! Good to know that there are a couple at museums in the US. Maybe I will actually get to see them. Read full review