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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_facetArt dealers -- Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Painting -- Collectors and collecting -- Fiction
Romantic suspense fiction
Single women -- Fiction
title_displayThe improbability of love
title_fullThe Improbability of Love A novel
The improbability of love / Hannah Rothschild
title_shortThe improbability of love
title_subA novel
topic_facetArt dealers
Collectors and collecting
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Literature
Painting
Single women
Thriller