The Portrait (Paperback)
Word of Mouth Book Club selection, December 2017, Redbery Books, Cable, Wisconsin.— From Word of Mouth
"An enthralling mystery about chasing the unknown, the nostalgia for what could have been, and most importantly, the persistence of curiosity." --San Francisco Book Review on The Red Notebook
Avid antiques collector Pierre-Fran ois Chaumont unearths the find of a lifetime at a Paris auction house: an eighteenth-century portrait of a gentleman who looks just like him. Researching into the painting's history, he has the chance to abandon his tedious existence and walk into a brand new life . . .
Antoine Laurain is a Parisian screenwriter, antiques collector, and prize-winning novelist. The President's Hat was a 2013 ABA Indies Introduce choice.
About the Author
Antoine Laurain: Antoine Laurain was born in Paris in the early 1970s. He is a writer, collector and director of several short films.Emily Boyce: Emily Boyce is in-house translator for Gallic Books. She lives in London