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The Portrait

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The Portrait

By Antoine Laurain; Jane Aitken; Emily Boyce

Gallic Books, Paperback, 9781910477434, 112pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2017

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Description

"An enthralling mystery about chasing the unknown, the nostalgia for what could have been, and most importantly, the persistence of curiosity." --San Francisco Book Review on The Red Notebook

Avid antiques collector Pierre-Francois Chaumont unearths the find of a lifetime at a Paris auction house: an eighteenth-century portrait of a gentleman who looks just like him. Researching into the painting's history, he has the chance to abandon his tedious existence and walk into a brand new life . . .

Antoine Laurain is a Parisian screenwriter, antiques collector, and prize-winning novelist. The President's Hat was a 2013 ABA Indies Introduce choice.



About the Author
Antoine Laurain: Antoine Laurain was born in Paris in the early 1970s. He is a writer, collector and director of several short films.Emily Boyce: Emily Boyce is in-house translator for Gallic Books. She lives in London
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