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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 : Back Bay international mass market 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: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kostova
ISBN: 9780316126595 0316126594
OCLC Number: 733053920
Notes: "Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company, January 2010"--Title page verso.
Description: 564 pages ; 17 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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