The Miniaturist

Download or Read eBook The Miniaturist PDF written by Jessie Burton and published by Pan Macmillan. This book was released on 2015 with total page 449 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Miniaturist

Book Synopsis The Miniaturist by : Jessie Burton

Korean edition of The Miniaturist: A Novel by Jessie Burton. The book won the 2014 Waterstones Book of the Year award and the author Jessie Burton won the 'new writer of the year' award at the 2014 National Book Awards. From the Back Cover; On a brisk autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman arrives in Amsterdam to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt. But her splendid new home is not welcoming... In Korean. Annotation copyright Tsai Fong Books, Inc. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.

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  • Publisher – Pan Macmillan
  • Total Pages – 449
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781447250937
  • ISBN-13 – 1447250931

The Miniaturists

Download or Read eBook The Miniaturists PDF written by Barbara Browning and published by Duke University Press. This book was released on 2022-10-10 with total page 167 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Miniaturists

Book Synopsis The Miniaturists by : Barbara Browning

In The Miniaturists Barbara Browning explores her attraction to tininess and the stories of those who share it. Interweaving autobiography with research on unexpected topics and letting her voracious curiosity guide her, Browning offers a series of charming short essays that plumb what it means to ponder the minuscule. She is as entranced by early twentieth-century entomologist William Morton Wheeler, who imagined corresponding with termites, as she is by Frances Glessner Lee, the “mother of forensic science,” who built intricate dollhouses to solve crimes. Whether examining Honey, I Shrunk the Kids, the Schoenhut toy piano dynasty, portrait miniatures, diminutive handwriting, or Jonathan Swift’s and Lewis Carroll’s preoccupation with tiny people, Browning shows how a preoccupation with all things tiny can belie an attempt to grasp vast---even cosmic---realities.

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  • Publisher – Duke University Press
  • Total Pages – 167
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781478023548
  • ISBN-13 – 1478023546

The Muse

Download or Read eBook The Muse PDF written by Jessie Burton and published by HarperCollins. This book was released on 2016-07-26 with total page 222 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Muse

Book Synopsis The Muse by : Jessie Burton

From the #1 internationally bestselling author of The Miniaturist comes a captivating and brilliantly realized story of two young women—a Caribbean immigrant in 1960s London, and a bohemian woman in 1930s Spain—and the powerful mystery that ties them together. England, 1967. Odelle Bastien is a Caribbean émigré trying to make her way in London. When she starts working at the prestigious Skelton Institute of Art, she discovers a painting rumored to be the work of Isaac Robles, a young artist of immense talent and vision whose mysterious death has confounded the art world for decades. The excitement over the painting is matched by the intrigue around the conflicting stories of its discovery. Drawn into a complex web of secrets and deceptions, Odelle does not know what to believe or who she can trust, including her mesmerizing colleague, Marjorie Quick. Spain, 1936. Olive Schloss, the daughter of a Viennese Jewish art dealer and an English heiress, follows her parents to Arazuelo, a poor, restless village on the southern coast. She grows close to Teresa, a young housekeeper, and Teresa’s half-brother, Isaac Robles, an idealistic and ambitious painter newly returned from the Barcelona salons. A dilettante buoyed by the revolutionary fervor that will soon erupt into civil war, Isaac dreams of being a painter as famous as his countryman Picasso. Raised in poverty, these illegitimate children of the local landowner revel in exploiting the wealthy Anglo-Austrians. Insinuating themselves into the Schloss family’s lives, Teresa and Isaac help Olive conceal her artistic talents with devastating consequences that will echo into the decades to come. Rendered in exquisite detail, The Muse is a passionate and enthralling tale of desire, ambition, and the ways in which the tides of history inevitably shape and define our lives.

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  • Publisher – HarperCollins
  • Total Pages – 222
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  • ISBN-10 – 9780062409942
  • ISBN-13 – 0062409948

The Restless Girls

Download or Read eBook The Restless Girls PDF written by Jessie Burton and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2019-03-05 with total page 160 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Restless Girls

Book Synopsis The Restless Girls by : Jessie Burton

"A riveting feminist retelling, filled with excitement, imagination, magic, and just the right touch of darkness." -Madeline Miller, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Circe From acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Jessie Burton comes her debut middle-grade--a girl-forward fairy tale retelling of "The Twelve Dancing Princesses" about sisterhood, imagination, and bravery, lushly packaged and with beautiful full-color illustrations. For the twelve daughters of King Alberto, Queen Laurelia's death is a disaster beyond losing a mother. The king decides his daughters must be kept safe at all costs, and for the girls, those costs include their lessons, their possessions, and most importantly, their freedom. But the sisters, especially the eldest, Princess Frida, will not bend to this fate. She still has one possession her father cannot take: the power of her imagination. And so, with little but wits and ingenuity to rely on, Frida and her sisters begin their fight to be allowed to live on their own terms. The Restless Girls is a sparkling whirl of a fairy tale--one that doesn't need a prince to save the day, and instead is full of brave, resourceful, clever young women.

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  • Publisher – Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Total Pages – 160
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781547600731
  • ISBN-13 – 154760073X

The Confession

Download or Read eBook The Confession PDF written by Jessie Burton and published by Pan Macmillan. This book was released on 2019-09-19 with total page 464 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle.
The Confession

Book Synopsis The Confession by : Jessie Burton

A Sunday Times bestseller and Richard and Judy Bookclub pick, The Confession is an absorbing tale of secrets and self-discovery from Jessie Burton, the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist and The Muse. When Elise Morceau meets the writer Constance Holden, she quickly falls under her spell. Connie is sophisticated, bold and alluring – everything Elise feels she is not. She follows Connie to LA, but in this city of strange dreams and razzle-dazzle, Elise feels even more out of her depth and makes an impulsive decision that will change her life forever. Three decades later, Rose Simmons is trying to uncover the story of her mother, who disappeared when she was a baby. Having learned that the last person to see her was a now reclusive novelist, Rose finds herself at the door of Constance Holden’s house in search of a confession . . . 'Without doubt one of the best novels of recent years' - Elizabeth Day, author of How to Fail.

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  • Publisher – Pan Macmillan
  • Total Pages – 464
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  • ISBN-10 – 9781509886166
  • ISBN-13 – 1509886168