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Forgery of Venus CD
April 1, 2008
Written in English
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The Forgery of Venus, a blend of erudition, unflagging narrative brio, and emotional depth, brings us inexorably toward the intersection where genius and insanity collide. Miraculously inventive, this book cements Gruber's reputation as one of the most imaginative and gifted writers of our time. The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber starting at $ The Forgery of Venus has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace5/5(4).
“The Forgery of Venus” (William Morrow, pp., $) is a tour de force combination of suspense and characterization, as well as a primer on the world of art and art forgery. Commissioned to restore an Italian palazzo, struggling American painter Chaz Wilmot attracts the attention of shady art dealer Werner Krebs. Art that Wilmot creates during his past-life hallucinations as painter Diego Velazquez prompts Krebs to concoct a one-million-dollar art-forgery scheme. Strong language and explicit descriptions of sex.
New Listing The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber CD, Unabridged 4 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings - The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber CD, Unabridged. Book; genre. Fiction, Mystery, Thriller; In The Forgery of Venus, Charles P. Wilmot Jr., a frustrated artist with two ex-wives and a mountain of bills, suddenly wakes in a fabulous-but-strange Author: Marc Bernardin.
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The Forgery of Venus is a fascinating reflection on authenticity, memory and art wrapped up in a thriller plot. I read it after reading, “An almost Perfect Copy,” and the comparing the two is like comparing a Rembrandt, with a nice water color picked up at a summer art fair/5().
Book Review The Forgery of Venus represents Michael Gruber's fictitious foray into the world Forgery of Venus CD book representational art, aesthetics, forgeries, galleries, and art criticism. Meet Chaz Wilmont, an artist and our narrator within a narrator, the vehicle - a lemon - through which Gruber delivers his novel.
Chaz speaks to you, the actual narrator, in the first person, through a series of sound files /5(). Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Forgery of Venus CD at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users/5.
Forgery of Venus audiobook, by Michael Gruber Chaz Wilmot makes his living cranking out old-master parodies for ads and magazine covers. When he's offered a job restoring a Venetian palace fresco, he is at first, skeptical—he immediately sees it is more a forgery than a restoration.
But he is soon seduced by the challenge and throws 3/5. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
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The Forgery of Venus by Michael Gruber Charles (Chaz) P. Wilmot, Jr. graduate of Columbia University, son of renowned painter C.
Wilmot, Sr., husband, father, drug user has a troubling past, and he wants to tell someone about it. The Forgery of Venus, a blend of erudition, unflagging narrative brio, and emotional depth, brings us inexorably toward the intersection where genius and insanity collide.
Miraculously inventive, this book cements Gruber's reputation as one of the most imaginative and gifted writers of our time/5(40). After loving "the Book of Air and Shaddows" I rushed to order "The Forgery of Venus" and boy am I glad I did!.
The story is a delightful roller coaster of twists and turns with an engaging protagonist (or possible two - does he have a 17th century doppleganger?) and an encyclopedic view of the Great Masters of painting, especially Velasquez.
Get this from a library. The forgery of Venus. [Michael Gruber; Eric Conger] -- Having inherited his father's considerable artistic talents but unable to find buyers for his works, Chaz Wilmot accepts a commission to restore an antique fresco in a European castle, a job that.
The Forgery of Venus. Review The Forgery of Venus. There, he contacts an old college buddy and passes him a CD containing an unbelievably curious story: the story of Chaz Wilmot’s adventures since his friend last saw him. After listening to the CD, it’s hard to know what to make of it.
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Buy a cheap copy of The Forgery of Venus book by Michael Gruber. An artist born outside his time, Chaz Wilmot can paint like Leonardo, Goya, Gainsborough—and he refuses to shape his talent to fit the fashion of the day. His Free shipping over $/5(5).
Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for THE FORGERY OF VENUS by Michael Gruber CD AUDIOBOOK UNABRIDGED, 9 CD discs at the best online prices at. Gruber's Forgery of Venus is a story that demands a bit of suspension of reality.
The main character experiences time-travel, or psychotic episodes, that transport him back to 75%(44). Like many a Victorian novel before it, The Forgery of Venus is told in the recorded words of its protagonist - although in this case, "recorded" is literal, as Wilmot's tale is recorded on a set of CDs handed to an old friend as opposed to the more usual stack of letters.
Whether moldering letters or a stack of CDs transcribed, however; Chaz. Listen to Forgery of Venus audiobook by Michael Gruber. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Bestsellers.
The Forgery of Venus Michael Gruber, Author. Morrow $ (p) ISBN (The Book of Air and Shadows) probes the boundaries between sanity and madness in his outstanding sixth. This was precisely the problem with The Forgery of Venus.
It was simply too difficult to follow Gruber’s narrative time and time again—and to know which of his many characters (and from which time period) was speaking. I read this book under almost ideal circumstances — i.e., virtually without distraction and, cover to cover, within 72 hours.
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by Michael Gruber. BUY NOW FROM gifted artistic hack, child of a gifted artistic hack, hands a CD to his old Columbia classmate and one-time close friend and asks him to give it a play.
It’s the narrative of Wilmot’s adventures as the artist Diego Velásquez, a trip that began with the ingestion of an experimental. The Forgery of Venus (Book): Gruber, Michael: Having inherited his father's considerable artistic talents but unable to find buyers for his works, Chaz Wimont accepts a commission to restore an antique fresco in a European castle, a job that brings unexpected success and a sinister offer.