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These are exciting stories, told with humor and enthusiasm.
It is highly recommended to anyone who is interested in art, interested in true crime, interested in a good detective story, or just interested in a good read.
What I had to do first was turn to the pictures to see if they really looked like Cary Grant.
I typically avoid non-fiction like the plague. I chose this book while browsing my Kindle, and didn't realize what it was about since there wasn't a back cover to peruse. Read morePublished 21 days ago by VCRsarenotextinct
Good true life thriller. First part better than the ending - which is why 4 stars. Well worth reading and informative: who knew there was so much unfound stolen art?!Published 1 month ago by Dr, K. V. Hartigan
I tried to get into this book, but the author goes off on all kinds of tangents. Couldn't get through it. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Valerie Laney
This was a really fun book to read. Charlie Hill's life is almost like a James Bond film. There is lots of excitement, undercover agents, dangerous criminals, loads of money, and... Read morePublished 12 months ago by R Helen
Started out as a lively, informative read but got bogged down by so many facts and stories and side bars. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Lane
Hard to imagine works of priceless art being stolen again and again. Museum's, galleries and private individuals never seem to learn.Published 14 months ago by K. STJOHN
I picked up this book because I wanted to know more about classic art heists. What I stumbled onto was an engaging, non-fiction story about a world I had no idea existed. Read morePublished on October 4, 2012 by ck
This book has three main elements - the 1994 theft and eventual recovery of The Scream, the undercover Scotland Yard detective Charley Hill, and various digressions on other crimes... Read morePublished on July 15, 2012 by Jennifer Burgis
Follow attempts at owning creative efforts without exchanging virtue for it. Readers are shocked at audacity, mendacity and perspicacity as they relate to mishandling... Read morePublished on January 6, 2012 by Chased Vertu