It’s 1686, 18 year-old Nella is to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious trader Johannes, he presents her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways. As Nella uncovers the secrets of the household she realizes the dangers that are awaiting them all. Does the miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? Will she be their salvation or their…
The Minaturist - would highly recommend this book. Played out very differently to what I expected. The supernatural and occult themes faded into a mundane tale of truth, lies and betrayal. Still an enjoyable read. It is supposedly being adapted for tv by the same team who produced Wolf Hall-hopefully it will be as good.
“WOW! An excellently executed work with intricate plot lines and fascinating characters. It’s a story of how the stories of many different people of New York City in the late seventies crash into each other like waves on rocks. This work may encapsulate the whole of New York City, as it has wealth, love, filth, passion, aimless angst, and the myriad of other aspects of humanity swirling in that amazing city.” Racine Zackula, Wichita Public Library, Wichita, KS
That voice in your head is actually a celebrity. We love listening to audiobooks, but when a well-known celebrity pops up as one of the narrators, we love them even more. It doesn’t happen that often, but occasionally a TV … Read More