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The Art Forger|B. A. Shapiro

Overview

Don't miss B. A. Shapiro's new novel, Metropolis, available now

" A] highly entertaining literary thriller about fine art and foolish choices." --Parade

" A] nimble mystery." --The New York Times Book Review

"Gripping." --O, The Oprah Magazine

Almost twenty-five years after the infamous art heist at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum--still the largest unsolved art theft in history--one of the stolen Degas paintings is delivered to the Boston studio of a young artist. Claire Roth has entered into a Faustian bargain with a powerful gallery owner by agreeing to forge the Degas in exchange for a one-woman show in his renowned gallery. But as she begins her work, she starts to suspect that this long-missing masterpiece--the very one that had been hanging at the Gardner for one hundred years--may itself be a forgery. The Art Forger is a thrilling novel about seeing--and not seeing--the secrets that lie beneath the canvas.

  • ISBN-13: 9781616203160
  • ISBN-10: 1616203161
  • Publisher: Algonquin Books
  • Publish Date: May 2013
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.5 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.95 pounds
  • Page Count: 384