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The collector"s apprentice

Barbara A. Shapiro

The collector"s apprentice

a novel

by Barbara A. Shapiro

  • 189 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Murder,
  • Art,
  • Investigation,
  • Art thefts,
  • History,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementB.A. Shapiro
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.H3385 C65 2018
    The Physical Object
    Pagination343 pages
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26967753M
    ISBN 101616203587
    ISBN 109781616203580
    LC Control Number2018010860
    OCLC/WorldCa1016411852

    Buy Collector's Apprentice, The Reprint by Shapiro, A., B. (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5().   The Collector's Apprentice A Novel (Book): Shapiro, Barbara A.: "It's the summer of , and nineteen-year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris--broke, disowned, and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family, believes she stole millions in a sophisticated con game perpetrated by her then-fiance, George Everard. To protect herself .

      The Collector's Apprentice by B A Shapiro has an overall rating of Positive based on 5 book reviews. The Collector's Apprentice by B A Shapiro has an overall rating of Positive based on 5 book reviews. The Collector's Apprentice by B A Shapiro has an overall rating of Positive based on 5 book reviews.3/4(5). THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE. B.A. Shapiro. Novel. Paris, Accused of helping her fiance steal her family's fortune and her father's art collection, Paulien Mertens has fled to France. To protect herself from the law and the wrath of those who lost everything, she has created a new identity--Vivienne. She then sets out to recover her father.

    In THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE, she gives us an unforgettable tale about the lengths to which people will go for their obsession, whether it be art, money, love, or vengeance. Interabang Event Info Unless otherwise stated, all events are at Interabang Books. The Collectors Apprentice is not at the same level.I didn’t find the characters that interesting or seemed very flat. The pacing seemed forced, all in the service of moving the story along but not particularly interesting. It maybe was a fine book but I started with higher expectations for it so was a bit disappointed/5().


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In The Collector's Apprentice, B.A. Shapiro takes readers back in time to the art world of the s where we meet Matisse, Gertrude Stein and other visionaries of the day. It's a wonderful historical novel for anyone interested in art and art history, in particular.

The story is well written, fairly fast paced, and exciting/5. The Collector’s Apprentice was our book group selection for this month. This book was difficult for me to read.

When it takes me 3 weeks to finish a book, I know it’s not to my liking. Unlike a few other book group selections, I did finish this one. It wasn’t until the last few chapters that I became engaged in the story/5(). The creator of Wyoming Fish and Game Warden Joe Pickett (Wolf Pack,etc.) launches a new series starring a female private eye who messes with a powerful family and makes everyone involved rue the Dewell’s been taking a monthly retainer from Bozeman attorney Rachel Mitchell for investigations of one sort and another, but she really.

"Shapiro masterfully interlaces history with mystery in THE COLLECTOR’S APPRENTICE, making it ideal for fiction lovers and art enthusiasts alike." Over The collectors apprentice book years, before and after Barnes’ death, the collection was the subject of several cases, attempts to move it to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, or force it open to the public.

The Collector's Apprentice by B.A. Shapiro - Book Review New from @AlgonquinBooks this book takes the reader back to 's Europe. Art, intrigue and more.

Reading The Collector’s Apprentice by B.A. The collectors apprentice book Shapiro at Parker Palm Springs I took the photos of this book at the Parker Hotel in Palm Springs, CA.

I stopped by for the sole purpose of taking these photos in front of that ridiculously gorgeous white brick wall, which has to be one of the most Instagrammed spots in all of Palm Springs.

The Collector's Apprentice B.A. Shapiro, Algonquin Books pp. ISBN Summary A page-turning historical thriller of art and revenge, of history and love, that will transport readers to s Paris and America.

“Dazzling and seductive, The Collector’s Apprentice is a tour de force—an exhilarating tale of shifting identities, desire, and intrigue set between s Paris and Philadelphia.

—San Francisco Book Review. From the Publisher. 08/06/Brand: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill. I came across this book in a catalogue when I was looking for B.A.

Shapiro's The Collector's blurb reminded me of F.E. Higgins's The Black Book of Secrets, a novel that I adored a few years back. What larks, I thought: I'll give this a try.

Well, this isn't another The Black Book of Secrets-- it lacks the sustained weirdness -- but it's interesting /5. The Collector’s Apprentice by B.A. Shapiro Published by Algonquin Books Publication date: Octo Genres: Fiction, Historical, Mystery Before I share my thoughts on The Collector’s Apprentice, B.A.

Shapiro’s new art world novel, I need to fess up that this books contains two big pieces of literary kryptonite for me. One is kind of obvious—the cover.3/5. The information about The Collector's Apprentice shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the. The Collector's Apprentice: A Novel by B.

Shapiro book review. Click to read the full review of The Collector's Apprentice: A Novel in New York Journal of Books. Review written by Kathleen Kaska. The Collector's Apprentice is a best book club book for discussion, a historical art thriller about obsession set in the Parisian world of post-Impressionists.

Celebrating 25 Years. Recommending new books each month to spark lively conversation. From the New York Times bestselling author of THE ART FORGER and THE MURALIST comes a new novel of art and intrigue, shifting identities and desire THE COLLECTOR'S APPRENTICE.

It’s the summer ofand year-old Paulien Mertens finds herself in Paris broke, disowned and completely alone. Everyone in Belgium, including her own family. The majority of The Collector’s Apprentice takes place in the s and is told from Vivienne’s point of view.

However, there are also portions narrated by Paulien that take place before the main storyline, and portions narrated by an older Vivienne that take place after the main storyline.

⌝ Book Excerpt ⌝ The Collector’s Apprentice is a tour de force—an exhilarating tale of shifting identities, desire, and intrigue set between s Paris and Philadelphia.

Shapiro is a master at melding historical and fictional characters to bring the past alive on the page. The result is a novel bursting with magic, humor, and energetic detail, but also a beautiful book about introspection, an ode to lives lived for art, ultimately building a powerful collage of human experience and the world of the imagination.

In The Collector's Apprentice, she gives us an unforgettable tale about the lengths to which people. ⌝ Book Excerpt The Collector’s Apprentice is a tour de force—an exhilarating tale of shifting identities, desire, and intrigue set between s Paris and Philadelphia.

Shapiro is a master at melding historical and fictional characters to bring the past alive on the page. Buy This Book on Amazon. Buy This Book on Barnes&Noble. The Collector’s Apprentice: Mystery and Romance in the Art World.

Art, history, romance, murder, and a cast of characters that includes Henri Matisse, Gertrude Stein, and Picasso propel B.A. Shapiro’s latest novel, The Collector’s Apprentice. Buy a cheap copy of The Collector's Apprentice book by B.A. Shapiro. Free shipping over $/5(1).

The Collector’s Apprentice. Octo booknutgirls. by B. A. Shapiro Vivienne was kind of a bland character to spend most of the book with, and it made the ending kind of surprising. (In fact, the only thing I wanted out of the book was George to get his comeuppance. Seriously.). Read "The Collector's Apprentice A Novel" by B.

A. Shapiro available from Rakuten Kobo. "A clever and complex tale of art fraud, theft, scandal, murder, and revenge.” --Publishers Weekly In this surprising, n 4/5.“B.A. Shapiro is back with a platinum potion of art, love, and scandal, set against the big backdrop of Paris between the wars.

If you can put The Collector’s Apprentice down, you’re made of stronger stuff than I am. I read it in one sumptuous sitting. This is a big story, from a big talent.”.