The last Mona Lisa : a novel / Jonathan Santlofer.
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- ISBN: 9781728243986
- ISBN: 9781728240763
- Physical Description: 376 pages ; 24 cm
- Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks Landmark, 
"August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent ... Read More
Summary: "August, 1911: The Mona Lisa is stolen by Vincent Peruggia. Exactly what happens in the two years before its recovery is a mystery. Many replicas of the Mona Lisa exist, and more than one historian has wondered if the painting now in the Louvre is a fake, switched in 1911. Present day: art professor Luke Perrone digs for the truth behind his most famous ancestor: Peruggia. His search attracts an Interpol detective with something to prove and an unfamiliar but curiously helpful woman. Soon, Luke tumbles deep into the world of art and forgery, a land of obsession and danger. A gripping novel exploring the 1911 theft and the present underbelly of the art world, The Last Mona Lisa is a suspenseful tale, tapping into our universal fascination with da Vinci's enigma, why people are driven to possess certain works of art, and our fascination with the authentic and the fake"--
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