Girl with a Pearl Earring

By: Chevalier, Tracy

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First edition in second state jacket (correction to 'Earring' on rear jacket panel). Signed by author without inscription on title page. Pages toned, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1999 Hard Cover. 248 pp. Inspiration for the motion picture starring Scarlet Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, and Cillian Murphy. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening. Girl with a Pearl Earring tells the story of sixteen-year-old Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with genius ... even as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil. Girl with a Pearl Earring is a novel by Tracy Chevalier published in 1999. It takes place in Delft, Holland and it is the story of a girl forced to become a maid because her father can no longer work. It was inspired by Vermeer's Girl with a Pearl Earring and imagines the circumstances under which the painting came to be created. It was adapted to a 2003 film of the same name. -- Wikipedia

Title: Girl with a Pearl Earring

Author: Chevalier, Tracy

Categories: Signed, Modern First Editions, Historical, Books to Film,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Harper Collins: 1999

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2196017

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