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 - Christina Maria - Goodreads
2.5 stars I think the writing in this book is comparable to the panting of Delft at the bottom of the cover. It clearly shows a pretty, realistic setting. But the characterization has nowhere near the ... Read full review
Review: Girl With a Pearl EarringUser Review - Shari - Goodreads
I don't read quickly but I flew through this book. I loved the insight on life in a Dutch town in the 1600s and the prospects of the different classes of society. I've never seen the movie but ... Read full review