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On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London to begin a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick.
 
Though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery.
 
A seductive and utterly enthralling novel about art, identity, and the hidden power within us all, from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist. 
On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London to begin a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. But though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery. An unforgettable new novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist. - See more at: http://www.picador.com/blog/april-2016/the-most-anticipated-books-of-2016#sthash.5pzMC4NP.dpuf
On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London to begin a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. But though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery. An unforgettable new novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist. - See more at: http://www.picador.com/blog/april-2016/the-most-anticipated-books-of-2016#sthash.5pzMC4NP.dpuf
On a hot July day in 1967, Odelle Bastien climbs the stone steps of the Skelton gallery in London to begin a job as a typist under the tutelage of the glamorous and enigmatic Marjorie Quick. But though Quick takes Odelle into her confidence, she remains a mystery - no more so than when a lost masterpiece with a secret history is delivered to the gallery. An unforgettable new novel from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist. - See more at: http://www.picador.com/blog/april-2016/the-most-anticipated-books-of-2016#sthash.5pzMC4NP.dpuf

 

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A seductive and utterly enthralling novel about art, identity, and the hidden power within us all, from the million-copy bestselling author of The Miniaturist