The Miniaturist – Jessie Burton

Original book title: The Miniaturist
Author: Jessie Burton
Publisher: Pocketförlaget, 382 pages
Year of publication: 2016
Format: Paperback
Language: Swedish

First and foremost, I need to talk about the cover! It’s beautiful, magical and exciting. I stared at the cover a long while before I started reading the book; it contained so many beautiful small details.

The book is set in the late 1600s and the story begins one autumn day when eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman is knocking on the door of a large house in Amsterdam’s wealthiest neighborhoods. Continue reading