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The swan thieves [GRPL Book Club] / Elizabeth Kostova.

The swan thieves [GRPL Book Club]

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  • ISBN: 9780316065795 (pbk.) :
  • Physical Description: 564 p. ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: 1st Back Bay trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Back Bay Books, 2010.

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General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Originally published in hardcover by Little, Brown and Company.
Book includes reading group guide and list of websites on Impressionist painting.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: Psychiatrists > Fiction.
Art appreciation > Fiction.
Painters > Fiction.
Genre: Psychological fiction.

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