Saving Caravaggio

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Penguin Adult, Jul 5, 2007 - Fiction - 338 pages

Under a searing Calabrian sky, detective Daniel Wright is shown the world s most famous stolen painting Caravaggio s Nativity. As a Caravaggio lover and expert in art recovery, he is determined to rescue it from the mafia bosses who use it as payment for drug deals and assassinations. Risking his marriage, his career and his life, Daniel defies his superiors and goes beyond the law with the help of Uffizi Gallery curator Francesca Natali in a desperate bid to save the Caravaggio before it is lost forever. But will he become the hero of the art establishment, or has he dangerously underestimated its mafia underworld?

Saving Caravaggio is a thrilling story of intrigue and personal crusades, that combines the dark atmosphere of Naples with a determined pursuit of passion.

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About the author (2007)

Neil Griffiths works in television and has previously written for Radio 4. He lives in London. His previous novel Betrayal in Naples was published by Viking in 2003.

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