Category: Romance, Sagas & Historical / Historical
Publication date: 20000717
Number of pages: 248
Griet, a tilemaker's daughter in 17th-century Holland, starts her first job as a servant in the Vermeer household. Through Griet's eyes the story is told of the family, the small town of Delft, and life with an obsessive genius. Griet is drawn into his life, but there is a price to pay.
What the papers say:
""a vibrant, sumptous novel...triumphant..a beautifully written tale that mirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it..."" The Wall Street Journal
Tracy Chevalier, born and brought up in the US, came to Britain as part of her university course and never went home. She has worked for art galleries and publishers. Tracy Chevalier is married with one baby.
In Stock: 37 copies