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The Painter of Battles

A Novel
Pérez-Reverte, Arturo (Book - 2008 )
The Painter of Battles
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Andrés Faulques, a world-renowned war photographer, has retired to a life of solitude on the Spanish coast. On the walls of a tower overlooking the sea, he spends his days painting a huge mural that pays homage to history's classic works of war art and that incorporates a lifetime of disturbing images. One night, an unexpected visitor arrives at Faulques' door and challenges the painter to remember him. As Faulques struggles to recall the face, the man explains that he was the subject of an iconic photo taken by Faulques in a war zone years ago and that he is going to kill Faulques.--From publisher description.
Authors: Pérez-Reverte, Arturo
Title: The painter of battles
a novel
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2008
Characteristics: 211 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Summary: Andrés Faulques, a world-renowned war photographer, has retired to a life of solitude on the Spanish coast. On the walls of a tower overlooking the sea, he spends his days painting a huge mural that pays homage to history's classic works of war art and that incorporates a lifetime of disturbing images. One night, an unexpected visitor arrives at Faulques' door and challenges the painter to remember him. As Faulques struggles to recall the face, the man explains that he was the subject of an iconic photo taken by Faulques in a war zone years ago and that he is going to kill Faulques.--From publisher description.
Additional Contributors: Peden, Margaret Sayers
ISBN: 1400065984
9781400065981
Statement of Responsibility: Arturo Pérez-Reverte ; translated from the Spanish by Margaret Sayers Peden
LCCN: 2007016997
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