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The swan thieves : a novel

Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Co., ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Back Bay trade pbk. edView all editions and formats
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Psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe, devoted to his profession and the painting hobby he loves, has a solitary but ordered life. When renowned painter Robert Oliver attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art and becomes his patient, Marlow finds that order destroyed. Desperate to understand the secret that torments the genius, he embarks on a journey that leads him into the lives of the women closest to Oliver and a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kostova
ISBN: 9780316065795 031606579X
OCLC Number: 548634212
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company, January 2010"--Title page verso.
Includes Back Bay readers' pick reading group guide.
Description: 564, [12] pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Kostova.
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Psychiatrist Andrew Marlowe, devoted to his profession and the painting hobby he loves, has a solitary but ordered life. When renowned painter Robert Oliver attacks a canvas in the National Gallery of Art and becomes his patient, Marlow finds that order destroyed. Desperate to understand the secret that torments the genius, he 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.

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