A Feast of Small Surprises by Corinne Van Houten

By Corinne Van Houten

It’s the summer season of 1992 and a portray via the good 17th century Italian artist, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, is chanced on within the basement of a church in Messina, Italy. Is it an unique portray misplaced over the centuries or is it a pretend? The evening of the outlet of the exhibition of the portray within the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, there’s a automobile bombing related to an artist and his broker. A sinister Russian, a mime, an artwork forger and American girls are all in Florence whilst the auto explodes. who's dependable and is the bomb hooked up to the invention of the portray? Twists within the plot maintain the surprises coming until eventually the end.

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