Book Review

House of Fortune: Burton makes a welcome return to the dramatic milieu of 17th-century Amsterdam

Author of the hugely successful The Miniaturist, Jessie Burton revisits Petronella Oortman and the Brandt family 19 years after her that novel in a story that weaves coming-of-age plotlines, a marriage story and a mystery

Jessie Burton: her latest novel, House of Fortune, presents a world whose furnishings only seem more detailed the closer you look