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In this (Planeta) prizewinning 1997 Spanish novel, Alejandro Ballesteros arrives planning to study The Tempest, a richly imagistic canvas painted by the Renaissance master Giorgione, which, local academics and connoisseurs murmur, “represents the mystery of Venice,” a city in which “catastrophes ...| Read Full Review of The Tempest
An art historian's trip to Venice to study a landmark painting turns into an effort to solve a murder mystery in this intelligent but murky second novel by Spanish writer de Prada (his first to be published in English), which mixes elements of crime fiction with musings on the process of evaluati...| Read Full Review of The Tempest