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The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

The Miniaturist - Jessie Burton

Read by Kim A - Story of 19 year old Nella sent to Holland to be married to a wealthy gay merchant. Taboos and secrets throughout the family. The miniaturist of the title is sending eerily accurate and prescient items for Nella's wedding gift - a replica of their home. Nella holds the family together and redeems them to an extent. Novel had potential but didn't meet it.