Books by Tracy Chevalier

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A Single Thread

A Single Thread is a different sort of love story – the story of a woman’s love for the peace of a cathedral and the order of religion in a world filled with bloodshed and violence. Thirty-seven year old Violet Speedwell is a so-called ‘surplus woman’.  Left behind by the wracking cost o ...

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Girl With A Pearl Earring

Almost nothing is known of painter Johannes Vermeer's life, and he was not a prolific painter. What paintings we have of his, however, are memorable with their luminosity and portrayal of everyday life in seventeeth century Delft, Holland. In Girl with a Pearl Earring, Tracy Chevalier brings to life ...