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The Portrait

The Portrait( )
Author: Pears, Iain
ISBN:978-1-59448-175-8
Publication Date:Apr 2006
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.00
Book Description:

A national bestseller from acclaimed author Iain Pears, The Portrait is a novel of suspense and a tour de force. An art critic journeys to a remote island off Brittany to sit for a portrait painted by an old friend, a gifted but tormented artist living in self-imposed exile. The painter recalls their years of friendship, the gift of the critic's patronage, and his callous betrayals. As he struggles to capture the character of the man, as well as his image, on...
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Book Details
Pages:224
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / Psychological
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 6.9 x 0.58 Inches
Book Weight:0.34 Pounds
Author Biography
Pears, Iain (Author)
Iain Pears was born in England in 1955. He has worked as an art historian, a TV consultant and a journalist. After several years working for Reuters, he went to Yale University to complete his book on eighteenth-century British art entitled The Discovery of Painting. He has written several novels include An Instance of the Fingerpost, The Dream of Scipio, Stone's Fall, Arcadia, and the Jonathan Argyll series.

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