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Title: THE SWAN THIEVES
By: Elizabeth Kostova
Format: Hardback

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ISBN 10: 1847442404
ISBN 13: 9781847442406
Publisher: LITTLE, BROWN BOOK GROUP
Pub. date: 1 January, 2010
Pages: 576
Description: * The highly anticipated new novel by the author of the international bestseller THE HISTORIAN.
Synopsis: Psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe has a perfectly ordered life - solitary, perhaps, but full of devotion to his profession and the painting hobby he loves. This order is destroyed when renowned painter Robert Oliver attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art and becomes his patient. Desperate to understand the secret that torments this genius, Marlowe embarks on a journey that leads him into the lives of the women closest to Oliver and a tragedy at the heart of French Impressionism. Kostova's masterful new novel travels from American cities to the coast of Normandy; from the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth, from young love to last love. The Swan Thieves is a story of obsession, history's losses, and the power of art to preserve hope.
Publication: UK
Imprint: Sphere
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