The Miniaturist and The Blind Men and the Elephant

Discuss the February 2015 book of the month, The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton.
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The Miniaturist and The Blind Men and the Elephant

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"The Blind Men and the Elephant" is a parable about perception - someone has different blind men feel one different part of an elephant and then tell what they think they are feeling - one says a tree trunk, one says a wall, etc.

Does anyone see similarities between these two stories? Do you think anyone in the story knew the actual truth regarding all the things that were occurring?
"...I'd discuss the holy books with the learned man...and that would be the sweetest thing of all...would it foil some vast, eternal plan..." Hamick Fiddler on the Roof

La Belle Dame Sans Mercy, Merci, Maria - Chartier, Keats, Hamik?
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