The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian: A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

Front Cover
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Nov 29, 1999 - Fiction - 320 pages
6 Reviews
As a burglar, Bernie is not surprised when his girlfriend asks him to steal a Mondrian painting from the local museum in order to get her stolen cat back, but as things develop, a man is found murdered, and the cops approach Bernie for answers

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

User ratings

5 stars
0
4 stars
4
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
0

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - AliceAnna - LibraryThing

Ole Bernie is very entertaining. A bit of Perry Mason, nah, make that Agatha Christie ending where all the suspects are rounded up in the drawing room for an explanation of the crime. The sex scene ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - tjsjohanna - LibraryThing

Bernie's back - not exactly on the hook for murder (after all - the evidence was really circumstantial and would never hold up in the real world. I actually either figured out or remembered how the ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
17
Section 2
25
Section 3
44
Copyright

19 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1999)

Lawrence Block is the author of the popular series' featuring Bernie Rhodenbarr, Matthew Scudder, and Chip Harrison. Over 2 million copies of Lawrence Block's books are in print. He has published articles and short fiction in American Heritage, Redbook, Playboy, GQ, and The New York Times, and has published several collections of short fiction in book form, most recently Collected Mystery Stories. Block is a Grand Master of Mystery Writers of America. He has won the Edgar and Shamus awards four times, the Japanese Maltese Falcon award twice, as well as the Nero Wolfe award. In France, he was proclaimed a Grand Maitre du Roman Noir and has been awarded the Societe 813 trophy twice. Block was presented with the key to the city of Muncie, Indiana, and is a past president of the Private Eye Writers of America and the Mystery Writers of America.

Bibliographic information