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Girl With a Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier
Girl With a Pearl Earring
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Celebrate Tracy Chevalier’s modern classic Girl With A Pearl Earring, featuring a gorgeous new edition illustrated with eight pages of Vermeer’s masterworks. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening.  The story of Griet, whose life is... show more
Celebrate Tracy Chevalier’s modern classic Girl With A Pearl Earring, featuring a gorgeous new edition illustrated with eight pages of Vermeer’s masterworks. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening.  The story of Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with a genius as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil, is new again. A Deluxe Edition of the National Bestseller with Over 2 Million Copies Sold: Eight Pages of Full-Color Plates Include Every Vermeer Painting Discussed in the Book French Flaps Rough Front a New Foreword
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780452287020 (0452287022)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 233
Edition language: English
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Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
3.5 Girl With a Pearl Earring
Ever since reading a non-fiction book about the art forger Han Van Meegeren, I´ve been fascinated by Jan Vermeer and his paintings. So it was only a matter of time before I would pick up Girl With a Pearl Earring and I´m glad I did. Overall I enjoyed this novel about the maid Griet, who becomes the ...
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
3.5 Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
28/1 - Read it for year 12 English. Probably would have enjoyed it more if we hadn't been forced to read the whole book out loud as a class - some of the scenes were not the kind to be read out loud with idiotic teenage boys jeering at the sex scenes (well, I thought they were sex scenes when I was...
celinebooklove123
celinebooklove123 rated it
4.0 beautiful
Coffee2words
Coffee2words rated it
2.0 A cure for Insomnia
Are you suffering from insomnia?Yes?Well, try picking up this book. It should put you to sleep in 10minutes flat. The story about the most boring people in the world, told by a girl who has the most boring thoughts and ideas in history. Even while getting groped in the alley, she thinks of the cloud...
Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
3.0
Fra le polveri dei colori, fra le pieghe dei velluti si svolgono gli eventi. Gli occhi grandi e puri di Griet osservano. Come i colori anche i sentimenti hanno mille sfumature. La vita, come la tela del pittore, è tutta da scoprire. Amore, sensualità, passione. Dolore, timore, rabbia. L'olio di l...
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