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The Art Forger

Xe Sands

Join Claire Roth as she navigates the world of art forgery and deception in 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. When she agrees to forge a stolen Degas masterpiece, Claire finds herself embroiled in a dangerous game of secrets and lies. Will she uncover the truth before it's too late? This gripping novel explores themes of ambition, identity, and the price of artistic success. Experience the excitement of the largest unsolved art heist in history and get ready for a thrilling read!

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Description

The Art Forger: A Thrilling Tale of Art, Deception, and Mystery Introduction Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of a high-stakes art heist? Well, look no further than 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. In this gripping novel, Shapiro takes us on a thrilling journey through the world of art forgery, deception, and mystery. Summary On March 18, 1990, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in Boston fell victim to a daring art heist. Thirteen works of art, valued at over $500 million, were stolen, making it the largest unsolved art theft in history. 'The Art Forger' follows the story of Claire Roth, a struggling young artist who finds herself caught up in the aftermath of this audacious crime. Claire is an immensely talented artist who makes a living by reproducing famous artworks for an online retailer. However, she dreams of creating her own original pieces and gaining recognition in the art world. Desperate to improve her situation, she is approached by Aiden Markel, a powerful gallery owner, with an enticing offer - forge a painting in exchange for a one-woman show in his renowned gallery. Caught in a web of deceit and ambition, Claire reluctantly agrees to Aiden's proposition. The painting she is asked to forge is a Degas masterpiece stolen from the Gardner Museum. As Claire dives deeper into her task, she begins to suspect that the painting delivered to her may itself be a forgery. Determined to uncover the truth, Claire embarks on a desperate search that leads her into a labyrinth of secrets and danger. Throughout the book, Shapiro masterfully weaves together the present-day story of Claire's struggle to uncover the truth with the secrets and mysteries of the past. As Claire uncovers hidden secrets from the late 19th century, she realizes that her life may be in grave danger. With every twist and turn, the tension builds, keeping readers on the edge of their seats. 'The Art Forger' is not just a thrilling tale of mystery and suspense. It also explores themes of art, identity, and the lengths people will go to achieve their dreams. Shapiro's vivid descriptions bring the world of art to life, immersing readers in the beauty and complexity of the paintings and the intense emotions they evoke. Her meticulous research and attention to detail make every aspect of the story feel authentic and believable. Conclusion In conclusion, 'The Art Forger' is a must-read for anyone who enjoys a gripping mystery with a strong female protagonist. B. A. Shapiro's storytelling skills and her ability to create complex, multi-layered characters make this book a true gem. Whether you're an art lover or simply someone who appreciates a well-crafted story, 'The Art Forger' will keep you hooked from beginning to end. So grab a copy, settle into your favorite reading spot, and prepare to be transported into the mesmerizing world of art, deception, and intrigue. Meta-Description: Discover the thrilling world of art forgery and deception in 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. Follow the gripping story of Claire Roth as she navigates a web of secrets and danger in her quest for the truth. Can she uncover the mysteries hidden within a stolen Degas painting? Find out in this captivating novel filled with art, suspense, and ambition.

Additional Info

Book Name: The Art Forger
Book Format: AudiobookFormat
Authors: B. A. Shapiro
Narrators: Xe Sands
Genres: Literature & Fiction
Audiobook Length: 10H
Publisher: HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books
Language: English
Publish Date: 2012-10-23
Last Price: 14.95 USD

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

When was the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist?

The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist occurred on March 18, 1990.

How much were the stolen artworks worth?

The stolen artworks from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist are now worth over $500 million.

Who is the author of The Art Forger?

The author of The Art Forger is B. A. Shapiro.

Who is the publisher of The Art Forger?

The publisher of The Art Forger is HighBridge, a division of Recorded Books.

What is the main character's name in The Art Forger?

The main character's name in The Art Forger is Claire Roth.

What is the Faustian bargain Claire Roth makes?

Claire Roth agrees to forge a painting in exchange for a one-woman show in Aiden Markel's renowned gallery.

What does Claire suspect when the long-missing Degas painting is delivered to her studio?

Claire suspects that the Degas painting itself may be a forgery.

What evidence can save Claire's life in her desperate search for the truth?

Secrets hidden since the late 19th century may be the only evidence that can now save Claire's life.

Who narrates The Art Forger audiobook?

The Art Forger audiobook is narrated by Xe Sands.

What is the general opinion of the narrator's voice in reviews?

There are mixed reviews of the narrator's voice, with some finding it whiney and annoying and others enjoying it.

Reviews

12 reviews for this audiobook
  • Em
    Emily 28-Sep-2023

    I was completely swept away by 'The Art Forger'! B. A. Shapiro's writing is like a captivating brushstroke that brings the story to life. The intricate details of the art world combined with a suspenseful plot had me hooked from beginning to end. Highly recommend this audiobook!

  • Ja
    Jason 30-Sep-2023

    If you love art and mysteries, 'The Art Forger' is a must-listen! B. A. Shapiro effortlessly blends the two genres, creating a thrilling story that kept me guessing until the very end. The narrator did a fantastic job of bringing the characters to life. I couldn't stop listening!

  • So
    Sophia 14-Oct-2023

    Wow! B. A. Shapiro's 'The Art Forger' is a masterpiece in itself. The unique combination of art history, forgery, and suspense makes for an engrossing listen. The author's attention to detail and the narrator's soothing voice make it a perfect choice for any art enthusiast.

  • Ry
    Ryan 01-Nov-2023

    I couldn't tear myself away from 'The Art Forger'. B. A. Shapiro's writing style is engaging, and the narrator's performance is top-notch. This audiobook truly transports you into the world of art with its intriguing plot and well-developed characters. Highly recommend!

  • Em
    Emma 13-Nov-2023

    I thoroughly enjoyed 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. The story is gripping and filled with suspense. The author's vivid descriptions painted a beautiful picture in my mind, while the narrator's voice brought it to life. A captivating audiobook for art lovers!

  • Da
    David 03-Dec-2023

    B. A. Shapiro's 'The Art Forger' is a thrilling ride from start to finish. The narrator's captivating voice draws you in, while the intricate plot keeps you guessing. As an art enthusiast, this audiobook was an absolute delight. Highly recommend!

  • Ol
    Olivia 02-Jan-2024

    I was completely engrossed in 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. The combination of art, mystery, and deception had me hooked. The narrator's performance was exceptional, making it a joy to listen to. A fantastic audiobook that I highly recommend!

  • Wi
    William 23-Jan-2024

    B. A. Shapiro's 'The Art Forger' is a captivating tale that art lovers will adore. The intricate details about forgery and the art world are expertly woven into the story. The narrator's voice adds another layer of enjoyment to this already fantastic audiobook. Loved it!

  • Av
    Ava 31-Jan-2024

    I couldn't stop listening to 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro! The story is cleverly written, with twists and turns that kept me on the edge of my seat. The narrator did a fantastic job, bringing the characters to life. Highly recommend this audiobook for a thrilling experience.

  • Al
    Alexander 25-Mar-2024

    B. A. Shapiro's 'The Art Forger' is a gem of an audiobook. The author's attention to detail is remarkable, and the narrator's voice is simply captivating. The combination of art, mystery, and romance makes this a must-listen for fans of the genre. Loved it!

  • Mi
    Mia 24-May-2024

    I was blown away by 'The Art Forger' by B. A. Shapiro. The story is brilliantly crafted, with characters you truly root for. The author's knowledge of the art world shines through, and the narrator's voice adds an extra layer of magic. Highly recommend!

  • Et
    Ethan 04-Jun-2024

    B. A. Shapiro's 'The Art Forger' is a masterpiece in itself. The story is intriguing, and the characters are well-developed. The narrator's voice brings every scene to life, making it an immersive and enjoyable experience. This audiobook is a work of art!

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