Theft: A Love Story

CD - unabridged
(10 CDs)
Product Number: CU460
Released: 01 Oct, 2008
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781846327858
Narrator(s): Stan Pretty
Publisher: W F Howes
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Description

Michael 'Butcher' Boone is an ex - 'really famous' painter now reduced to living in the remote country house of his biggest collector and acting as caretaker for his younger brother, Hugh, a damaged man of imposing physicality and childlike emotions. Together they've forged a delicate equilibrium, a balance instantly destroyed when a mysterious young woman named Marlene walks out of a rainstorm and into their lives. Beautiful, smart, and ambitious, she's also the daughter-in-law of the late great painter Jacques Liebovitz, one of Butcher's earliest influences. She's sweet to Hugh and falls in love with Butcher, and they reciprocate in kind. And she sets in motion a chain of events that could be the making - or the ruin - of them all.

Author(s): Peter Carey
Original Publish Date: 01 Oct, 2008

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Author(s): Peter Carey
Narrator(s): Stan Pretty
Product Number D502
Released: 01 Oct, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407446349

Professional reviews

"'A funny, gorgeous steal of a book.' SUNDAY TELEGRAPH 'A new Peter Carey novel is a cause for joy.' GUARDIAN 'A magnificent creation.' NEW YORKER"

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