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The Portrait by Iain Pears
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Apr 04, 2006 | ISBN 9781594481758

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“Mighty scary. Only an author as clever and confident as Pears could pull off this trick.”—Newsweek
 
“A stripped-down exercise in creeping dread.”—Christian Science Monitor
 
“A shrewd and masterful raconteur…a tour de force.”—The Washington Post Book World
 
“Weirdly haunting, the traps [Pears] sets for the critic are also traps for the reader.”—Baltimore Sun
 
“One gutsy novelist… The suspense becomes almost unbearable.”—Boston Globe
 
“A fascinating world of high-minded literature written on a small canvas.”—Houston Chronicle
 
“An exquisite little gem.”—Booklist, starred review
 

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