The painting Girl with a Pearl Earring (Dutch: Het Meisje met de Parel). circa oil on canvas, is one of Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer's masterworks and uses a pearl earring for a focal point. The painting is kept in the Mauritshuis gallery in The Hague.
Seven Brothers: Along with The Kalevala, Aleksis Kivi's Seven Brothers is Finland's most celebrated literary treasure. It remains the greatest Finnish novel of all time, and is a classic among the classics in Finnish literature. 280 pages ISBN
PREFACE - New snow fell slowly. Christmas 1972 was approaching. The neighbor boys were selling pins from door to door. A frosty evening raised the little boy, Markku’s competitive instinct in a way that brought a lump in the throat. Something had to be done about it and quickly. In the home kitchen, Markku’s anxious father turned to his side: “Dad, can I sell something?” via #pinterest