The Miniaturist Finally Comes to the U.S.!


The TV adaption of Jessie Burton’s novel The Miniaturist (2017) set in 1686 Amsterdam was co-produced by the BBC and PBS, and it aired in the U.K. last Christmas. PBS has been teasing and previewing it since last fall, so it’s annoying to have had to wait a year to finally see it here in the states! Was it worth the wait? Pretty much, at least as a costume drama. I can’t speak to how well the book was adapted since I haven’t read it, but I have some opinions on the story, which is chock full of twists, so warning, if you haven’t seen it yet, here be spoilers.

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