The Fraud

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Little, Brown Book Group, Jan 6, 2010 - Fiction - 416 pages
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1765. Filipo di Vecellio of Florence, portrait painter, is the toast of London: rich, successful, and married to Angelica, known as the most beautiful woman in the city. Their Pall Mall home is the hub of the art world; their impressive social gatherings run so smoothly by Filipoís silent sister, Francesca. But beneath the surface, the house conceals a swarm of dangerous secrets. Where does Francesca di Vecellio go as the sun sets over Covent Garden? And why are there always candles lit in her attic, while no candles burn for her brotherís exquisite wife? Within the bustling artistic lives of the di Vecellios hides corruption and lies; love and tragedy. And wild ambition unbalances the capitalís art world as, finally, a wonderful portrait battles for the right to paint the truth . . .

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User Review  - Margareth8537 - Goodreads

Found the plot and setting fascinating. Liked the artistic detail Read full review

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User Review  - Anne Wright - Goodreads

You need to read this book. The talented female used the bolster the ego of a less talented man Read full review

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Barbara Ewing is a New Zealand-born actress and author who lives in London. She has a university degree in English and Maori and won the Bancroft Gold Medal at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Barbara Ewing is a New Zealand-born actress and author who lives in London. She has a university degree in English and Maori and won the Bancroft Gold Medal at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. www.barbaraewing.com

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