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Athena : a novel

Author: John Banville
Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An art expert is hired by Irish gangsters to authenticate some 17th Century Dutch paintings. The job leads to an affair with a gangster's moll, a sado-masochistic liaison which mirrors the subject matter of the paintings. A tale of a twin obsession, art and woman.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Black humor (Literature)
Romantic suspense fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Banville
ISBN: 0679405216 9780679405214
OCLC Number: 32274470
Description: 232 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: by John Banville.
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An art expert is hired by Irish gangsters to authenticate some 17th Century Dutch paintings. The job leads to an affair with a gangster's moll, a sado-masochistic liaison which mirrors the subject matter of the paintings. A tale of a twin obsession, art and woman.

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