Author: Jessie Burton

Book Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Posted August 25, 2014 in Reviews / 11 Comments
Book Review: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

After her family falls on hard times in 1686, 18-year-old Nella is married off to a wealthy merchant with the Dutch East India Company. She moves into his Amsterdam house with high hopes for her marriage but is disappointed by her reception: her husband, Johanne, is distant and rarely home, and his sister, Marin, is cold and unfriendly. Sensing her loneliness, Johanne gives Nella an ornate cabinet house as a gift. The beautiful object is an exact replica of their […]