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The Muse by Jessie Burton- Book Review

I read The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton (her impressive debut), which I enjoyed.  The Miniaturist is the story of a young woman who is married off to an older man in 17thC Amsterdam.  He, and his household are odd and secretive and we spend the book trying to figure out what’s going on. At the same time an odd miniaturist (someone that makes miniature doll’s house furniture) keeps leaving miniature versions of things and people in the house.  The gimmick of the miniaturist never really worked for me, the story of the family was interesting enough. Continue reading “The Muse by Jessie Burton- Book Review”