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The Miniaturist

(2014)
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Awards
British Book Award Book of the Year
The phenomenal number one bestseller and a major BBC TV series.
Winner of the Specsavers National Book Award and Waterstones Book of the Year.
A Richard and Judy Book Club selection.

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, Jessie Burton's magnificent debut novel The Miniaturist is a story of love and obsession, betrayal and retribution, appearance and truth.

Genre: Literary Fiction

Praise for this book

"Utterly transporting, The Miniaturist is one of those rare debut novels that excels in every regard. The past is brought to life in potent, sensory detail: one feels steeped in it. Burton's prose beguiles the reader, while a riptide of a plot takes hold with an unrelenting grip of suspense. My first instinct on finishing this book was to immediately read it again." - Hannah Kent

"A remarkable debut – complex, involving and deeply atmospheric." - Deborah Moggach

"The Miniaturist is that rarest of things – beautifully written, yet also a compelling page-turner. It's haunting, magical, and full of surprises, the kind of book that reminds you why you fell in love with reading." - S J Watson


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Hardback Editions

June 2015 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Miniaturist (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 0-606-36934-1 / 978-0-606-36934-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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August 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 0-06-230681-2 / 978-0-06-230681-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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July 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4472-5089-3 / 978-1-4472-5089-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Paperback Editions

December 2017 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist: TV Tie-In Edition
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-5098-5748-6 / 978-1-5098-5748-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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July 2015 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4434-2847-7 / 978-1-4434-2847-7 (Canada edition)
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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June 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 0-06-230684-7 / 978-0-06-230684-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ecco
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January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4472-5093-1 / 978-1-4472-5093-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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January 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4472-8466-6 / 978-1-4472-8466-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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September 2014 : Canada Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4434-2846-9 / 978-1-4434-2846-0 (Canada edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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August 2014 : USA Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 0-06-232690-2 / 978-0-06-232690-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperLuxe
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July 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4472-5092-3 / 978-1-4472-5092-0 (UK edition)
Publisher: Picador
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Audio Editions

April 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-4365-7 / 978-1-4894-4365-6 (Australia edition)
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April 2018 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-4366-5 / 978-1-4894-4366-3 (Australia edition)
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November 2014 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4862-4392-4 / 978-1-4862-4392-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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November 2014 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4862-4393-2 / 978-1-4862-4393-8 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Bolinda/Audible audio
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August 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4830-4167-0 / 978-1-4830-4167-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers and Blackstone Audio
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August 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist: Library Edition
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4830-4166-2 / 978-1-4830-4166-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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August 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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August 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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August 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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July 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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July 2014 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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July 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
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January 1900 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-4371-1 / 978-1-4894-4371-7 (Australia edition)
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January 1900 : Australia Audio CD
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
ISBN: 1-4894-4372-X / 978-1-4894-4372-4 (Australia edition)
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September 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Harper Perennial
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August 2014 : USA Kindle edition
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Title: The Miniaturist: A Novel
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Ecco
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July 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Miniaturist: TV Tie-In Edition
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Picador
Availability: Amazon UK   


July 2014 : Australia Kindle edition
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Title: The Miniaturist
Author(s): Jessie Burton
Publisher: Picador
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