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The Rules of Perspective

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The Rules of Perspective by Adam Thorpe
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On April 3, 1945, the advancing American army shells the historic town of Lohenfelde, and the Kaiser-Wilhelm museum. Within the museum's vaults, Heinrich Hoffer is hiding from the bombardment, and trying to keep a priceless Van Gogh from falling into the hands of a rogue Nazi. After the shelling, an American corporal, Neal Parry, finds a beautiful eighteenth-century oil painting in the rubble, and must confront both its beauty, and the morality of stealing it. The stories of Herr Hoffer, Parry, and their paintings unfold simultaneously in this gripping, brilliantly structured novel about art and war.

Author Biography

Adam Thorpe, a poet and novelist, is the author of five novels including Ulverton; his most recent poetry collection is Nine Lessons from the Dark.
Release date NZ
February 20th, 2007
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Pages
338
Imprint
Picador USA
Dimensions
141x209x23
ISBN-13
9780312426583
Product ID
4785358

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