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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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

This was the best mystery novel I've read in a very long time. It was MUCH better than either the Da Vinci Code or Angels and Demons. (I may not be an art restorer, but as far as I noticed, at least ... Read full review


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Blissfully unaware of the splash her author made earlier this year with his monumental An Instance of the Fingerpost, Flavia di Stefano, of Italy's Art Theft Squad, can think only of what's going to ... 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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