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Girl with a pearl earring

Author: Tracy Chevalier
Publisher: London : HarperCollins, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Novel about a maid in the household of painter Johannes Vermeer.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
History
Fiction
Named Person: Johannes Vermeer; Johannes Vermeer
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tracy Chevalier
ISBN: 0002258900 9780002258906 0006513204 9780006513209 0007232160 9780007232161
OCLC Number: 42623358
Description: 248 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Tracy Chevalier.

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Griet, a tilemaker's daughter in 17th-century Holland, starts her first job as a servant the Vermeer household. Through Griet's eyes the story is told of the family, the small town of Delft, and life  Read more...

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`A veritable work of art', or if we need a longer one, `A veritable work of art... one of those rare novels where all the decisions made by the author appear inevitable and right' Rose Tremain Read more...

 
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