sees her play a lead role in Nella Oortman, an 18-year-old who leaves her countryside home to start a new life in Amsterdam with wealthy merchant Johannes Brandt.
GOING DUTCH Romola Garai and Anya Taylor-Joy in The Miniaturist
5 You write that creating The Miniaturist
was "an act of love".
But my identity and my sense of self was fractured slightly by the unexpected success of The Miniaturist
, so that made it harder to be sure of myself, in a paradoxical way.
Money always helps, but I live in the same one-bedroom flat that I lived in before The Miniaturist
After making his name as a portrait miniaturist
in Ireland, and then again in London as a painter of the Duke of York and his circle, from 1807 onwards Buck created a new niche for himself with his oversized miniatures on paper.
It is to be furnished by an elusive miniaturist
, whose tiny creations mirror their real-life counterparts in unexpected ways.
Her frustratingly distant husband Johannes lavishes her with 'distractions', including a dollhouse replica of their home created by the elusive Miniaturist
But when the miniaturist
begins to send Nella figures of people, animals, and objects in the Brandt household that she could not possibly know exist, Nella starts to suspect a web of potentially devastating secrets around her.
Disregarding Marin's monetary anxiety, Nella commissions a miniaturist
to furnish her doll house.
How does the miniaturist
know so much about her household?
Events in Pamuk's "My Name is Red", which helped him establish an international reputation, revolve around the murder of an Ottoman-era miniaturist