The PortraitBook - 2017
"An enthralling mystery about chasing the unknown, the nostalgia for what could have been, and most importantly, the persistence of curiosity." -- San Francisco Book Review on The Red Notebook
Avid antiques collector Pierre-François Chaumont unearths the find of a lifetime at a Paris auction house: an eighteenth-century portrait of a gentleman who looks just like him. Researching into the painting's history, he has the chance to abandon his tedious existence and walk into a brand new life . . .
Antoine Laurain is a Parisian screenwriter, antiques collector, and prize-winning novelist. The President's Hat was a 2013 ABA Indies Introduce choice.
From Library Staff
Laurain knows how to weave the world of art and antiquities into a story of romance and intrigue. Laurain's novel "The President's Hat" was a 2013 ABA Indies Introduce choice.