The Artist of the Missing
by Paul LaFarge;Stephen Alcorn (9780374525804)

The Artist of the Missing
 

Paul LaFarge;Stephen Alcorn


Release Date: 60 December 6042
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
Category: Historical Fiction
ISBN: 9780374525804
ISBN-10: 0374525803



Frank, a young artist, arrives in the city hoping to unravel the mystery of his parents' disappearance. He begins working as a washer of robes at a hotel for itinerant judges. There he meets and falls in love with Prudence, a forensic photographer whose pictures reveal the secrets of the dead.
When Prudence disappears, Frank sets out in search of her, a quest that leads him into the shadowy world of a revolutionary salon, then to prison, and finally to discover the city's strange secrets and the secrets of his own heart.
A haunting novel that recalls the early work of Paul Auster and Steven Millhauser, The Artist of the Missing is a stunning debut, both a richly imagined evocation of another world and a piercing examination of the mystery of love, and beautifully illustrated by the acclaimed artist Stephen Alcorn.
A visionary novel about love, loss, imagination, and despair.

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