Her second novel, Girl with a Pearl Earring, was an international bestseller and won the Barnes and Noble Discover award. It was adapted into an Oscar-nominated film starring Colin Firth and Scarlett Johansson and a West End stage production. Her subsequent novels have all met with critical acclaim and commercial success.
She lives in London with her husband.
Snuck off to #ChelseaFlowerShow today and saw these cacti that look like they're floating. Brilliant! http://t.co/NIOlGe4i15
More embroidered Magna Carta. A clever accompaniment to Magna Carta show at the British Library http://t.co/xmq4VqQUKj
Embroidered Magna Carta Wikipedia entry at the British Library. Much of it stitched by prisoners. Remarkably moving. http://t.co/2Ly7Nc7zvz