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Girl with a pearl earring

by Tracy Chevalier | 13 December 2018
Paperback
OVER FIVE MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE 'A phenomenon' Jessie Burton 'Dazzling' Daily Mail 'Truly magical' Guardian Those eyes are fixed on someone. But who? What is she thinking as she stares out from one of the world's best-loved paintings? Johannes Vermeer can spot exceptional beauty. When servant girl Griet catches his eye, she soon becomes both student and muse. But then he gives her his wife's pearl earrings to wear for a portrait, and a scandal erupts that could threaten Griet's future. Vivid and captivating, this timeless modern classic has become a successful film and an international bestseller, with over 5 million copies sold around the world; now with a new introduction by the author. 'A veritable work of art. one of those rare novels where all the decisions made by the author appear inevitable and right' Rose Tremain 'Timeless, delicate and as exquisitely measured as one of Vermeer's paintings. Tense yet perfectly-paced and filled with the beauty of life's colours, Girl with the Pearl Earring is a masterpiece in its own right. Just a phenomenon. I will hold this novel close for the rest of my life' Jessie Burton, author of The Minaturist 'If ever a novel rightly deserves its "five millions copies sold" achievement, it is this dazzling little masterpiece . Absolute magic' Daily Mail 'A portrait of radiance.Tracy Chevalier brings the real artist Vermeer and a fictional muse to life in a jewel of a novel' Time 'Chevalier doesn't put a foot wrong in this triumphant work . It is a beautifully written tale that mirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it' Wall Street Journal 'A wonderful novel, mysterious, steeped in atmosphere, deeply revealing about the process of painting.truly magical' Guardian 'It is no wonder that this beautifully-written story has sold more than five million copies and been made into a successful film. An absolute triumph' Woman's Weekly
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OVER FIVE MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE 'A phenomenon' Jessie Burton 'Dazzling' Daily Mail 'Truly magical' Guardian Those eyes are fixed on someone. But who? What is she thinking as she stares out from one of the world's best-loved paintings? Johannes Vermeer can spot exceptional beauty. When servant girl Griet catches his eye, she soon becomes both student and muse. But then he gives her his wife's pearl earrings to wear for a portrait, and a scandal erupts that could threaten Griet's future. Vivid and captivating, this timeless modern classic has become a successful film and an international bestseller, with over 5 million copies sold around the world; now with a new introduction by the author. 'A veritable work of art. one of those rare novels where all the decisions made by the author appear inevitable and right' Rose Tremain 'Timeless, delicate and as exquisitely measured as one of Vermeer's paintings. Tense yet perfectly-paced and filled with the beauty of life's colours, Girl with the Pearl Earring is a masterpiece in its own right. Just a phenomenon. I will hold this novel close for the rest of my life' Jessie Burton, author of The Minaturist 'If ever a novel rightly deserves its "five millions copies sold" achievement, it is this dazzling little masterpiece . Absolute magic' Daily Mail 'A portrait of radiance.Tracy Chevalier brings the real artist Vermeer and a fictional muse to life in a jewel of a novel' Time 'Chevalier doesn't put a foot wrong in this triumphant work . It is a beautifully written tale that mirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it' Wall Street Journal 'A wonderful novel, mysterious, steeped in atmosphere, deeply revealing about the process of painting.truly magical' Guardian 'It is no wonder that this beautifully-written story has sold more than five million copies and been made into a successful film. An absolute triumph' Woman's Weekly
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OVER FIVE MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE 'A phenomenon' Jessie Burton 'Dazzling' Daily Mail 'Truly magical' Guardian Those eyes are fixed on someone. But who? What is she thinking as she stares out from one of the world's best-loved paintings? Johannes Vermeer can spot exceptional beauty. When servant girl Griet catches his eye, she soon becomes both student and muse. But then he gives her his wife's pearl earrings to wear for a portrait, and a scandal erupts that could threaten Griet's future. Vivid and captivating, this timeless modern classic has become a successful film and an international bestseller, with over 5 million copies sold around the world; now with a new introduction by the author. 'A veritable work of art. one of those rare novels where all the decisions made by the author appear inevitable and right' Rose Tremain 'Timeless, delicate and as exquisitely measured as one of Vermeer's paintings. Tense yet perfectly-paced and filled with the beauty of life's colours, Girl with the Pearl Earring is a masterpiece in its own right. Just a phenomenon. I will hold this novel close for the rest of my life' Jessie Burton, author of The Minaturist 'If ever a novel rightly deserves its "five millions copies sold" achievement, it is this dazzling little masterpiece . Absolute magic' Daily Mail 'A portrait of radiance.Tracy Chevalier brings the real artist Vermeer and a fictional muse to life in a jewel of a novel' Time 'Chevalier doesn't put a foot wrong in this triumphant work . It is a beautifully written tale that mirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it' Wall Street Journal 'A wonderful novel, mysterious, steeped in atmosphere, deeply revealing about the process of painting.truly magical' Guardian 'It is no wonder that this beautifully-written story has sold more than five million copies and been made into a successful film. An absolute triumph' Woman's Weekly

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Girl with a pearl earring

ISBN9780007232161

FormatPaperback

PublisherHarperCollins Publishers (13 December. 2018)

No. of Pages248

Weight240

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 198 x 129 x 22