The Icon Thief

The Icon Thief

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A controversial masterpiece resurfaces in Budapest. A ballerina's headless corpse is found beneath the boardwalk at Brighton Beach. And New York's Russian mob is about to collide with the equally ruthless art world...
Maddy Blume, an ambitious young art buyer for a Manhattan hedge fund, is desperate to track down a priceless painting by Marcel Duchamp, the most influential artist of the twentieth century. The discovery of a woman's decapitated body thrusts criminal investigator Alan Powell into a search for the same painting, with its enigmatic image of a headless nude. And a Russian thief and assassin known as the Scythian must steal the painting to save his reputation - and his life. The murderous race is on. And in the lead is an insidious secret society intent on reclaiming the painting for reasons of its own - and by any means necessary....
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Product details

  • Paperback | 408 pages
  • 109.22 x 185.42 x 25.4mm | 260g
  • Signet
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Original
  • 0451236203
  • 9780451236203
  • 1,483,916

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Alec Nevala-Lee is no debut author; he must have been a thriller writer in some past life. This one has everything: great writing, great characters, great story, great bad guy....The Icon Thief is smart, sophisticated, and has enough fast-paced action to keep anyone up past midnight."--Paul Christopher, New York Times bestselling author
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259 ratings
3.15 out of 5 stars
5 13% (34)
4 22% (58)
3 37% (95)
2 23% (59)
1 5% (13)
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