Chosen by our independents: The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist by Jesse Burton

"An intriguing and beautifully written story with a cast of characters who were at first engaging, but soon gave me a very uneasy feeling. Set in Holland in 1687, an innocent young bride is given a most unusual wedding gift by her husband, but the gift soon became a sinister symbol within their household as a series of unpleasant events occurred. I won’t spoil it for you, but do read this book. It is packed with the atmosphere of the time, the exotic trading in the East and written with a very readable style."

Chosen by: Jill Pattle, bookseller at Far From the Madding Crowd

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The Silkworm, Hardback book

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