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Jessie Burton On Endurance for Writers. Nov 22, 2020

Jessie Burton is the million-selling, award-winning author of The Miniaturist, The Muse and The Confession, as well as her children's book The Restless Girls. The Miniaturist and The Muse were Sunday Times No.1 bestsellers, New York Times bestsellers, and BBC Radio 4's Book at BedtimeThe Miniaturist went on to sell over a million copies in its year of publication and was named the National Book Awards Book of the Year and Waterstones Book of the Year 2014.  In 2017 it was adapted as a two-part miniseries on BBC One, starring Anya Taylor-Joy, Alex Hassell and Romola Garai. Jessie Burton's novels have been published in 40 languages.


From the desk of Jessie Burton

I’m writing this piece less than two days after finishing my sixth book. It isn’t due for another fortnight, but I’ve been thinking about and writing this one since May 2016, and it happens like this sometimes. There you...

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