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The improbability of love: A Novel

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display_description "Annie McMorrow, 31 and not recovered from the end of her long-term relationship, is an assistant to film producer Carlo Spinetti and then to his chilling wife Rebecca Winkleman Spinetti whose father started Winkleman Fine Art in Curzon St. Annie has spent her meagre savings on a dusty painting from a junk shop to give to her new, unsuitable, boyfriend who never shows up for his birthday dinner. The painting now hers, talks, but only to us. Shrewd, spoiled, charming, world weary and cynical, he comments perceptively on Annie, and the modern world and tells tales about his previous owners: Louis XV, Voltaire, Catherine the Great among others. The story unfolds through this voice and many others--unexpected, entertaining, and strangely authentic. Annie will have her apartment ransacked and be pursued by dealers, buyers and an auctioneer in an attempt to get back the painting. With The Improbability of Love, Rothschild has spun a dazzling tale--both irreverant and entertainng--of a many-layered, devious world where, in the end, love triumphs"--
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subject_facet Art dealers -- Fiction, Fantasy fiction, Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction, Romantic suspense fiction, Single women -- Fiction
title_display The improbability of love
title_full The Improbability of Love A Novel, The improbability of love / Hannah Rothschild
title_short The improbability of love
title_sub A Novel
topic_facet Art dealers, Collectors and collecting, Fantasy fiction, Fiction, Literature, Painting, Single women