Jessie Burton (Lara Downie)

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Jessie Burton is an English author, writer and producer..

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She was born in London on August 17, 1982.

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She attended the University of Oxford and Central School of Speech and Drama.

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Burton has written four novels, including The Miniaturist, The Muse, The Confession and The House of Fortune.

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The Miniaturist went on to sell over a million copies in its year of publication.

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In 2017 it was adapted as a two-part miniseries on BBC One.

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She has also written two children's books, The Restless Girls and Medusa.

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Her novels have been published in 40 languages.

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