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  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Faber & Faber; Main edition (4 Jun. 2001)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0571206395
  • ISBN-13: 978-0571206391
  • Product Dimensions: 11.1 x 2.4 x 17.7 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 600,263 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Synopsis

An unscrupulous Parisian art dealer tries to pass off some of Halifax's paintings as Old Masters. When the ruse is uncovered, Halifax is arrested. As the Nazis converge on Paris, he is press-ganged by the Resistance to forge a number of great artworks so that the originals are safe. He faces a terrible dilemma, there seems no way out.

About the Author

Paul Watkins was born in 1964. He is the son of Welsh parents and was educated at the Dragon School, at Eton and at Yale. His novels include Night Over Day Over Night, Calm at Sunset, Calm at Dawn, In the Blue Light of African Dreams, The Promise of Night, Archangel, The Story of My Disappearance and The Forger. He has also written about his experiences at public school, in Stand Before Your God. He was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in 1992 and 1996, and won the Winifred Holtby Prize for Best Regional Novel of the Year in 1996. He lives in the USA.


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