Girl with a Pearl Earring

Girl with a Pearl Earring
by Tracy Chevalier
Historical Fiction
* * * * Stars (Great!)

This is a book based off of Johannes Vermeer’s famous painting, Girl with a Pearl Earring (seen on the cover of the book), and was also made into a movie with Scarlett Johansson. It is a good idea to see the movie first so you know what to expect. The novel traces the life of Griet and her thoughts on working in the household of Vermeer and his family, whils also struggling to maintain her family.

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