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Swan Thieves

by Elizabeth Kostova

Swan Thieves Synopsis

Psychiatrist Andrew Marlow, 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. Kostova's masterful new novel travels from American cities to the coast of Normandy, from the late 19th century to the late 20th, from young love to last love. THE SWAN THIEVES is a story of obsession, history's losses, and the power of art to preserve human hope.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780316071642
Publication date: 1st April 2010
Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company Little, Brown and Company
Format: eBook
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

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