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Girl With a Pearl Earring By Tracy Chevalier

Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Condition - Very Good
$11.99
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Summary

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.

Girl with a Pearl Earring Summary

Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

A brilliant historical novel on the corruption of innocence, using the famous painting by Vermeer as an inspiration. Griet, the young daughter of a tilemaker in seventeeth century Holland, obtains her first job, as a servant in Vermeer's household. Tracy Chevalier shows us, through Griet's eyes, the complicated family, the society of the small town of Delft, and life with an obsessive genius. Griet loves being drawn into his artistic life, and leaving her former drudgery, but the cost to her own survival may be high.

About Tracy Chevalier

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.

Additional information

GOR003102047
9780006513209
0006513204
Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier
Used - Very Good
Paperback
HarperCollins Publishers
2000-07-17
256
N/A
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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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