Review: The miniaturist

Auteur: Jessie IMG_4953Burton
Titel: The miniaturist
Genre: Historische fictie
Taal: Engels
Jaar: 2014
ISBN: 9781447250937
Aantal bladzijden: 432
Gelezen: April 2015

On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives at a grand house in Amsterdam to begin her new life as the wife of wealthy merchant Johannes Brandt. Though curiously distant, he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturtist, whose tiny creations ring eerily true.

As Nella uncovers the secrets of her new household she realizes the escalating dangers they face. The miniaturist seems to hold their fate in her hands – but does she plan to save or destroy them?
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