The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber

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An artist born outside his time, Chaz Wilmot can paint like Leonardo, Goya, Gainsborough—and he refuses to shape his talent to fit the fashion of the day. His unique abilities attract the attention of Werner Krebs, an art dealer with a dark past and shadier present, and soon Wilmot is working with a fervor he hasn't felt in years. But his creative burst is accompanied by strange interludes—memories that are not memories . . . and he begins to wonder if he is really the person he believes he is. When a previously unknown masterpiece by the Spanish painter Velázquez is discovered, the artist suddenly finds himself lost in a mirrored house of illusions—and propelled into a secret world of greed, lies . . . and murder.

 

About Michael Gruber

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New York Times bestselling author Michael Gruber is the author of five acclaimed novels. He lives in Seattle.
 
Published October 13, 2009 by HarperCollins e-books. 336 pages
Genres: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction, Horror. Fiction

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The Forgery of Venus (2008) In The Forgery of Venus , Charles P.

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USA Today

Art, culture, history and deception are the tantalizing plot elements at the center of Michael Gruber's exhilarating new novel, The Forgery of Venus.

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