The Portrait

The Portrait

Book - 2017
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"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.

Publisher: London : Gallic Books, 2017
ISBN: 9781910477434
Branch Call Number: RF LAURAIN
Characteristics: 128 pages ; 20 cm


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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.

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