The phenomenal Number One BestsellerWinner of the Specsavers National Book
Award and Waterstones Book of the YearA Richard and Judy Book Club
selectionThere is nothing hidden that will not be revealed . . . On an
autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a
grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the
country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader
Johannes Brandt, but instead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin.
Only later does Johannes appear and present her with an extraordinary
wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished
by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life
counterparts in unexpected ways . . .Nella is at first mystified by the
closed world of the Brandt household, but as she uncovers its secrets she
realizes the escalating dangers that await them all. Does the miniaturist
hold their fate in her hands? And will she be the key to their salvation or
the architect of their downfall?Beautiful, intoxicating and filled with
heart-pounding suspense, Jessie Burton's magnificent debut novel The
Miniaturist is a story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution,
appearance and truth.

Jessie Burton—The Miniaturist

  • 9781447250937