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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.
Title: The Swan Thieves
Edition: First edition. First Printing
Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Co.: 2010
ISBN Number: 0316065781
ISBN Number 13: 9780316065788
Book Condition: As New
Jacket Condition: as new Jacket
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 000729
Description: 564 pp. 8vo. Signed by author on the title page. Complete number line, tight and unread. Gift quality. Protected with an archival Brodart cover. By the author of "The Historian."