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Kent Library Association - Kent F SAN (Text to phone) 33410147733796 Adult New Fiction Checked out 10/22/2021

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"August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent Peruggia. Exactly what happens in the two years before its recovery is a mystery. Many replicas of the Mona Lisa exist, and more than one historian has wondered if the painting now in the Louvre is a fake, switched in 1911. Present day: art professor Luke Perrone digs for the truth behind his most famous ancestor: Peruggia. His search attracts an Interpol detective with something to prove and an unfamiliar but curiously helpful woman. Soon, Luke tumbles deep into the world of art and forgery, a land of obsession and danger. A gripping novel exploring the 1911 theft and the present underbelly of the art world, The Last Mona Lisa is a suspenseful tale, tapping into our universal fascination with da Vinci's enigma, why people are driven to possess certain works of art, and our fascination with the authentic and the fake"-- Provided by publisher.

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The Last Mona Lisa : A Novel
The Last Mona Lisa : A Novel
by Santlofer, Jonathan
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The Last Mona Lisa : A Novel


ONE OF PEOPLEMAGAZINE'S BEST BOOKS OF SUMMER! "Unstoppable what-happens-next momentum."--Michael Connelly, #1 New York Timesbestselling author "A deliciously tense read."--Ruth Ware, #1 New York Timesbestselling author From award-winning crime writer and celebrated artist Jonathan Santlofer comes an enthralling tale about the 1911 theft of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre, the forgeries that appeared in its wake, and the present-day underbelly of the art world. August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent Peruggia. Exactly what happens in the two years before its recovery is a mystery. Many replicas of the Mona Lisa exist, and more than one historian has wondered if the painting now returned to the Louvre is a fake, switched in 1911. Present day: Art professor Luke Perrone digs for the truth behind his most famous ancestor: Peruggia. His search attracts an Interpol detective with something to prove and an unfamiliar but curiously helpful woman. Soon, Luke tumbles deep into the world of art and forgery, a land of obsession and danger. The Last Mona Lisais a suspenseful and seductive tale, perfect for fans of the Netflix documentaries This Is A Robberyand Made You Lookand readers obsessed with the world of art heists and forgeries.

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