Girl With a Pearl Earring

Girl With a Pearl Earring

(Deluxe Edition)

Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780452287020
  • 256 Pages
  • Plume
  • Adult


Celebrate Tracy Chevalier’s modern classic Girl With A Pearl Earring, featuring a gorgeous new edition illustrated with eight pages of Vermeer’s masterworks. History and fiction merge seamlessly in this luminous novel about artistic vision and sensual awakening.  The story of Griet, whose life is transformed by her brief encounter with a genius as she herself is immortalized in canvas and oil, is new again.

A Deluxe Edition of the National Bestseller with Over 2 Million Copies Sold:

  • Eight Pages of Full-Color Plates Include Every Vermeer Painting Discussed in the Book
  • French Flaps
  • Rough Front
  • a New Foreword
Girl With a Pearl Earring

Girl With a Pearl Earring

Tracy Chevalier


Alex Award – Winner
Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers Award – Winner
Orange Prize for Fiction – Winner
NYPL Books to Remember – Winner


“Chevalier brings the real artist Vermeer and a fictional muse to life in a jewelof a novel.” —Time

“A vibrant, sumptuous novel… triumphant… a beautifully written tale thatmirrors the elegance of the painting that inspired it.” —The Wall Street Journal

“Chevalier has so vividly imagined the life of the painter and his subject.”Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

[Chevalier] creates a world reminiscent of a Vermeer interior: suspended in aparticular moment, it transcends its time and place.” —The New Yorker

Marvelously evocative.” —The New York Times

“Lustrous.” —Entertainment Weekly

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