Death and Restoration

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Harper, 2007 - Argyll, Jonathan (Fictitious character) - 279 pages
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Flavia di Stefano of Rome's art police is surprised to receive a tip-off that a raid is being planned on the monastery of San Giovanni. With the help of art dealer Jonathan Argyll, they attempt to solve the mystery.

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I have become a fan of Iain Pears after reading his Death and Restoration, a novel in the Jonathan Argyll series. The story about a mysterious murder and theft in an obscure church in Rome has a ... Read full review

Death and restoration: a Jonathan Argyll mystery

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Having triumphed with the best-selling An Instance of the Fingerpost, Pears returns with another Jonathan Argyll mystery. This time, Argyll investigates the theft of a seemingly worthless icon from a Roman monastery. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Iain Pears is a journalist and art historian. After several years working for Reuters, he went to Yale University to complete his book, The Discovery of Painting, which was published by Yale University Press in 1988. He now lives in Oxford.

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