Jessie Burton


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January 01, 1982

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Jessie Burton studied at Oxford University and the Central School of Speech and Drama, where she appeared in productions of The House of Bernarda Alba, Othello, Play and Macbeth. In April 2013 her first novel, The Miniaturist, was sold at an 11-publisher auction at the London Book Fair, and went on to sell in 29 other countries around the world. It was published by Picador in the UK and Holland in July 2014, and the USA in August 2014, with other translations to follow. Radio 4 commissioned it as their Book at Bedtime in July 2014. Her second book, The Muse, set in a dual time-frame, during the Spanish Civil War and 30 years later in 1960s London, was published in 2016. Jessie's first novel for children, The Restless Girls, will be publishe ...more

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The Miniaturist

3.59 avg rating — 90,381 ratings — published 2014 — 94 editions
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The Muse

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Medusa

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Untitled Adult Novel #1

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JESSIE BURTON - IL MINIATURIST

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