From the Author of The Miniaturist
Clever and satisfying . . . Burton is an acute observer . . . A worthy sequel, mature and thoughtful * Guardian * Satisfying . . . a moving celebration of the possibilities for change and regeneration in life * Sunday Times * A joyous read: compassionate, wise and fabulously immersive . . . a beguiling, tender sequel . . . Brilliant * i * A more than worthy sequel to The Miniaturist. Elegant, atmospheric, compelling. I absolutely loved it -- Marian Keyes A book of beauty and insight . . . awe-inspiring. Burton is a master storyteller . . . I felt I could see, smell, live and breathe every page . . . a delight for anyone who is about to read it -- Elizabeth Day, bestselling author of <i>The Party</i> and <i>Magpie</i> Sumptuous, elegant and atmospheric * Prima * The most beautiful book you'll read this year. A spectacular achievement . . . [it] will break your heart and put it back together again . . . Shining, sinuous, truly a marvel -- Kate Williams Elegant historical suspense * Grazia * Returning to the world of her bestselling The Miniaturist, Jessie Burtons tale of a curious young woman in 18th-century Amsterdam finds her at the top of her game * Observer * A satisfying, page-turning romp with a heroine to root for * Sunday Express * Beautifully crafted and brimming with historical detail * Sunday Post * Fans of The Miniaturist are in for a treat with this sequel * Red * The mysterious writing draws in any curious reader * The Herald *
Jessie Burton is the author of the Sunday Times number one and New York Times bestsellers The Miniaturist and The Muse, as well as the Sunday Times bestseller The Confession and the childrens books The Restless Girls and Medusa. In its year of publication The Miniaturist sold over a million copies worldwide, and in 2017 it was adapted into a major TV series for BBC One. Her novels have been translated into forty languages, and she is a regular essay writer for newspapers and magazines. She lives in London.