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Written on: 21/03/2008
There was nothing really interesting going on in the book.. the plot was very weak. This is a very boring book to read. There wasn't a defined plot. I didn't understand why anyone would care about the paintings.. There was no juice to the story it was very dry and weak.. I have gotten through over half of the book and nothing is going besides her going back a fourth to the meat market and her going upstairs to help the guy with his paintings… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/09/2004 by AUS critic (8 reviews written)
Girl With A Pearl Earing - Behind every picture there lies a story, and the film `Girl With a Pearl Earring' purports to give us the inside scoop into the making of Vermeer's classic painting of the same name. In the mid-1600's, a young, illiterate peasant girl named Griet came to live and work as a servant in the home of the promising, yet still financially struggling, Dutch master. Obsessed by her beauty, Vermeer insisted on using her as the subject for one of his works, much to the horror… Read Full Review