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The swan thieves : a novel

Author: Elizabeth Kostova
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView 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
History
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Kostova
ISBN: 9780316065788 0316065781 9780316072380 0316072389 9780316043663 0316043664 9780316065795 031606579X
OCLC Number: 429227932
Description: 564 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Elizabeth Kostova.

Abstract:

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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