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The House of Fortune Jessie Burton

The House of Fortune By Jessie Burton

The House of Fortune by Jessie Burton

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The sequel to the million-copy bestseller The Miniaturist, The House of Fortune returns us to the mysterious Brandt family in Amsterdam in 1705 for a story of fate and ambition, secrets and dreams, and one young woman's determination to rule her own destiny.

The House of Fortune Summary

The House of Fortune: From the Author of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton


'I absolutely loved it' - MARIAN KEYES
'Awe-inspiring. Burton is a master storyteller' - ELIZABETH DAY

A woman must make her own fate . . .

1705, Amsterdam. Thea Brandt is about to turn eighteen, and at the theatre in the heart of the city she has met the love of her life. At home, the Brandt family faces ruin, and Thea's aunt Nella is convinced the only solution is to find Thea a wealthy husband. As Thea and Nella clash over the demands of duty and the heart, past secrets begin to overwhelm their present. Will each woman be able to rescue her destiny from the whims of fortune?

Returning to the resplendent world of Jessie Burton's million-copy bestseller The Miniaturist, The House of Fortune is a story of love, fate, and two women determined to make their own way.

The House of Fortune Reviews

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 The Party and Magpie
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 Burton's 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 *

About Jessie Burton

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 children's 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.

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The House of Fortune: From the Author of The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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