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TITIAN COMMITTEE

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM133983

ISBN: 0425185001

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


Iain Pears combines "articulate characters and erudite art commentary" (The New York Times Book Review) in this sophisticated, suspenseful series featuring art historian Jonathan Argyll and the delightfully clever Flavia di Stefano.In The Titian Committee, the two embark on a daring investigation after a member of a famous research committee is found dead in a Venetian public garden. View more info

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IMMACULATE DECEPTION

By: IAIN PEARS

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Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM230994

ISBN: 0743272412

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


From internationally bestselling author Iain Pears comes the seventh in his Jonathan Argyll series -- an intriguing mystery of love, loss, and artistic license. For newlywed and Italian art theft squad head Flavia di Stefano, the honeymoon is over when a painting, borrowed from the Louvre and en route to a celebratory exhibition, is stolen. Desperate to avoid public embarrassment -- and to avoid paying a ransom -- the Italian prime minister leans hard on Flavia to get it back quickly and quietly. Across town, her husband, art historian Jonathan Argyll, begins an investigation of his ... View more info

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STONE'S FALL

By: IAIN PEARS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE:

Seller ID: IM115245

ISBN: 0385522851

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


At his London home, John Stone falls out of a window to his death. A financier and arms dealer, Stone was a man so wealthy that he was able to manipulate markets, industries, and indeed entire countries and continents. Did he jump, was he pushed, or was it merely a tragic accident? His alluring and enigmatic widow hires a young crime reporter to investigate. The story moves backward in time--from London in 1909 to Paris in 1890 and finally to Venice in 1867--and the attempts to uncover the truth play out against the backdrop of the evolution of high-stakes international finance, Europe's first... View more info

RAPHAEL AFFAIR

By: IAIN PEARS

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS - LONDON:

Seller ID: IM344

ISBN: 0006511120

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PORTRAIT

By: IAIN PEARS

Price: $6.99

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Seller ID: IM371271

ISBN: 1573222984

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A perfectly rendered short novel of suspense about a painter driven to extremes. An influential art critic in the early years of the twentieth century journeys from London to the rustic, remote island of Houat, off France's northwest coast, to sit for a portrait painted by an old friend, a gifted but tormented artist living in self-imposed exile. Over the course of the sitting, the painter recalls their years of friendship, the double-edged gift of the critic's patronage, the power he wielded over aspiring artists, and his apparent callousness in anointing the careers of some and devastat... View more info

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Last Judgement

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM517251

ISBN: 0425186474

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


New York Times bestselling author Iain Pears--who "exhibits quite a masterful touch at suspenseful storytelling"*--has delighted fans and critics alike with his charming mystery series featuring art dealer Jonathan Argyll. In The Last Judgement," " Argyll agrees to transport a decidedly nondescript painting from a gallery in Paris to its new owner in Rome. But when his mission is plagued by robbery and murder, Argyll must investigate the dark secrets in the painting's past--before someone tries to put him out of the picture for good. View more info

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INSTANCE OF THE FINGERPOST

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM371168

ISBN: 1573220825

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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INSTANCE OF THE FINGERPOST

By: IAIN PEARS

Price: $4.00

Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM133488

ISBN: 0425167720

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In 1663 Oxford, a servant girl confesses to a murder. But four witnesses--a medical student, the son of a traitor, a cryptographer, and an archivist--each finger a different culprit... View more info

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INSTANCE OF THE FINGERPOST

By: IAIN PEARS

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Publisher: TRAFALGAR SQUARE:

Seller ID: IM33764

ISBN: 009975181X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


We are in Oxford in the 1660s - a time, and place, of great intellectual, scientific, religious and political ferment. Robert Grove, a fellow of New College is found dead in suspicious circumstances. A young woman is accused of his murder. We hear about the events surrounding his death from four witnesses: Marco da Cola, a Venetian Catholic intent on claiming credit for the invention of blood transfusion; Jack Prescott, the son of a supposed traitor to the Royalist cause determined to vindicate his father; John Wallis, chief cryptographer to both Cromwell and Charles II, a mathematician, theol... View more info

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DEATH AND RESTORATION

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM134138

ISBN: 0425190420

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


General Bottando can't believe his rotten luck. He has just been promoted--to a position that's heavy on bureaucratic duties-but disturbingly light on investigative responsibilities. As if that wasn't annoying enough, he's received a tip about a planned raid at a nearby monastery. He's relying on his colleague Flavia di Stefano and her art-expert fiance, Jonathan Argyll, to thwart the plot-but both are beyond baffled. The only valuable item in the monastery's art collection is a supposed Caravaggio that's currently being restored. There are no solid suspects-unless you count the endearing art ... View more info

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DEATH AND RESTORATION

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM516262

ISBN: 0425190420

Condition: GOOD COCKED


General Bottando can't believe his rotten luck. He has just been promoted--to a position that's heavy on bureaucratic duties-but disturbingly light on investigative responsibilities. As if that wasn't annoying enough, he's received a tip about a planned raid at a nearby monastery. He's relying on his colleague Flavia di Stefano and her art-expert fiance, Jonathan Argyll, to thwart the plot-but both are beyond baffled. The only valuable item in the monastery's art collection is a supposed Caravaggio that's currently being restored. There are no solid suspects-unless you count the endearing art ... View more info

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DEATH AND RESTORATION

By: IAIN PEARS

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Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING GROUP:

Seller ID: IM134139

ISBN: 0425190420

Condition: FAIR CONDITION


General Bottando can't believe his rotten luck. He has just been promoted--to a position that's heavy on bureaucratic duties-but disturbingly light on investigative responsibilities. As if that wasn't annoying enough, he's received a tip about a planned raid at a nearby monastery. He's relying on his colleague Flavia di Stefano and her art-expert fiance, Jonathan Argyll, to thwart the plot-but both are beyond baffled. The only valuable item in the monastery's art collection is a supposed Caravaggio that's currently being restored. There are no solid suspects-unless you count the endearing art ... View more info

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GIOTTO'S HAND

By: IAIN PEARS

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Seller ID: IM134076

ISBN: 042518854X

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


General Bottando of Rome's Art Theft Squad believes that a lone criminal mastermind--dubbed "Giotto"--has been stealing priceless Renaissance art for over thirty years. But his theory--prompted by a letter from an embittered, dying old woman--is scorned by archrival Corrado Argan, a bureaucrat more interested in politics than policing.Bottando's right hand, the beautiful Flavia di Stefano, quickly locates a possible culprit--but he's in England. Since the conniving Argan considers even a trip across town an unnecessary expense for Bottando's squad, Flavia must rely on her fiance, Jonathan Argy... View more info

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BERNINI BUST

By: IAIN PEARS

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Publisher: BERKLEY PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM520059

ISBN: 0425191893

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


British art historian Jonathan Argyll is in sunny Los Angeles conducting some profitable business with the Moresby Museum. Then the museum's owner is murdered and a Bernini bust disappears. And while awaiting the arrival of his friends from the Italian National Art Theft Squad, Jonathan finds himself targeted by the killer... View more info

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ARCADIA

By: IAIN PEARS

Price: $16.15

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS (RH):

Seller ID: IM483085

ISBN: 1101970839

Condition: NEW


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