ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jessie Burton was born in 1982. She studied at Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama, and has worked as an actress and a PA in the City. She now lives in south-east London, not far from where she grew up.
ABOUT THE NEW BOOK: There is nothing hidden that will not be revealed. On an autumn day in 1686, eighteen-year-old Nella Oortman knocks at the door of a grand house in the wealthiest quarter of Amsterdam. She has come from the country to begin a new life as the wife of illustrious merchant trader Johannes Brandt, but instead she is met by his sharp-tongued sister, Marin. Only later does Johannes appear and present her with an extraordinary wedding gift: a cabinet-sized replica of their home. It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways . . . Nella is at first mystified by the closed world of the Brandt household, but as she uncovers its secrets she realizes the escalating dangers that await them all. Does The Miniaturist hold their fate in her hands? And will she be the key to their salvation or the architect of their downfall? Beautiful, intoxicating and filled with heart-pounding suspense, The Miniaturist is a magnificent story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7:00 PM
LOCATION: Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops, 2706 W 53rd Street, Fairway, Kansas 66205
EVENT FORMAT: Jessie Burton will discuss her New Book The Miniaturist and answer audience questions. A Booksigning will follow the discussion.
ADMISSION PACKAGE: $26.95 plus Kansas Sales Tax, includes One Hardcover of The Miniaturist, One Autographing Admission Reservation, and One Guest Reservation (if needed). It’s your choice, for the same price.
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Location: Street: Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops Additional: 2706 W 53rd Street City: Fairway, Province: Kansas Postal Code: 66205 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)