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The Miniaturist: A Novel - Jessie Burton
The Miniaturist: A Novel
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3.00 110
Format: kindle
ISBN: 9780062306838
Publisher: Ecco
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it
4.0 The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Historical fiction isn’t my typical genre but we chose this one for our local book group because it sounded mysterious. And boy was it ever mysterious! It wasn’t perfect but it was full of darkness and secrets that come back to haunt and those are always my favorite things to read.Set in Amsterdam w...
MadgeWhitlin rated it
2.0 The Miniaturist
Full review on my blog, Caffeinated Bibliophile.I went into this with fairly high expectations, but unfortunately I wasn’t as enthralled as many people seem to be.I found most of the characters difficult to like or sympathize with, and I only really liked Cornelia and Hanna. Johannes was a character...
Read All The Things! Reviews
Read All The Things! Reviews rated it
3.0 The Miniaturist
In 1600s Amsterdam, Nella agrees to marry a rich merchant. She looks forward to living in the city and being a wife and mother. However, when she gets to Amsterdam, she discovers that her husband wants nothing to do with her. He’s rarely home, and he leaves Nella in the care of his ultra-religious s...
Roving Book Club
Roving Book Club rated it
3.0 The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Read by Kim A - Story of 19 year old Nella sent to Holland to be married to a wealthy gay merchant. Taboos and secrets throughout the family. The miniaturist of the title is sending eerily accurate and prescient items for Nella's wedding gift - a replica of their home. Nella holds the family togethe...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0 Fascinating but not entirly satisfying
The book starts with the funeral of an unnamed but, according to the narrator, unpopular person as observed by an unnamed woman who, after other attendees have left, leaves a miniature of a house at the grave before deciding she has to leave. When the story proper start it is 1686, about three mon...
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