Girl with a Pearl Earring

  • by Tracy Chevalier
  • Narrated by Hattie Morahan
  • 7 hrs and 23 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

An international best seller with over two million copies sold, this is a story of an artist's desire for beauty and the ultimate corruption of innocence.
17th Century Holland. When Griet becomes a maid in the household of Johannes Vermeer in the town of Delft, she thinks she knows her role: housework, laundry and the care of his six children. But as she becomes part of his world and his work, their growing intimacy spreads tension and deception in the ordered household and, as the scandal seeps out, into the town beyond.
Tracy Chevalier's extraordinary historical novel on the corruption of innocence and the price of genius is a contemporary classic.

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Disappointed

I looked forward to this being a great story rich in history. However if failed all round. The story was weak. The interesting times and the potential for creating more detail was missing as far as the famous and subsequent characters were concerned. Could have been great but was lacking.
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- Ursula

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-03-2013
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks