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This nonfiction book reads like fiction and is a page turner!
It reads with the flavor of a mystery and recounts how con man John Drewe's efforts resulted in over 200 forged paintings--some of which evidently are still hanging!
Anyone reading this book would want, and expect, to see exactly what these paintings looked like and exactly how closely they resemble the genuine ones.
It's an interesting tale of fraud and entertaining, but I think I have overdosed on art theft/fraud as a topic.Published 1 month ago by D. Burns
Amazing when you think about just how many forgeries there are in private homes and museums!Published 1 month ago by Ethel
Absolutely fascinating book, perfect for to anyone who has an interest in art or history or crime stories. Read morePublished 2 months ago by ms_nikki
This is the recounting of an amazing, intricate scam-- and so much fun to read. Cast of characters is virtually Dickensian and hilarious. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Bibliophile
A large number of books have been published in recent years on the subject of fraudulent art. A few are autobiographical accounts, some are biographies, and many are academic... Read morePublished 3 months ago by exurbanite
A singularly well-written and fast-paced bit of creative non-fiction that should be on the must-read list of any art lover. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Forrest O. Smith
kinda boring.... i could only read first 25% and then lost interest.Published 5 months ago by daphne ann tooke