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Pears, Iain

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ISBN 10: 1573222984 / ISBN 13: 9781573222983
Published by Riverhead/Penguin, New York, 2005
Condition: Very Fine Hardcover
From H. W. Gumaer, Bookseller (Canandaigua, NY, U.S.A.)

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From the author of "An Instance of the Fingerpost," a suspense-crime novel involving an English portrait painter living in isolation on an island off the French coast, an art critic who has come to the island to have his portrait painted, and two women, both dead. An unread copy, Signed by Pears on a tipped-in page at the front of the book. Collectable. Bookseller Inventory # 002917

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Publisher: Riverhead/Penguin, New York

Publication Date: 2005

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Very Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Fine

Signed: Signed by the Author

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

About this title


Journeying to a remote French island to sit for a portrait that is painted by his tormented artist friend, an influential London art critic recalls the early years of their friendship, his own influence over aspiring artists, and the power struggle between subject and artist in the course of the sitting. By the author of An Instance of the Fingerpost. 100,000 first printing.

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Iain Pears is the author of the New York Times bestseller An Instance of the Fingerpost and the national bestseller The Dream of Scipio, as well as a series of acclaimed detective novels, a book of art history, and countless articles on artistic, financial, and historical subjects.

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