The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian: A Bernie Rhodenbarr Mystery

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Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated, Nov 29, 1999 - Fiction - 320 pages
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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

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Review: The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian (Bernie Rhodenbarr #5)

User Review  - Alexander221b - Goodreads

Interesting plot. Block writes amazing dialogues. Nice humour. The characters were interesting and unique. I really enjoyed it. Could be one of my favourite books. Don't know yet, I'll have to think about it. Read full review

Review: The Burglar Who Painted Like Mondrian (Bernie Rhodenbarr #5)

User Review  - Anna - Goodreads

This particular story was a little hard to follow, but funny and informative as usual. And talking about "as usual", just about every Bernie Rhodenbarr book I've read so far can be summed up in a few ... Read full review


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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.

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