Decades, centuries, even, of struggle and suffering bear fruit that we may all recognize, even if we have not been part of it. Rich with characters and landscape, this is a substantial literary work that will satisfy any reader of historical fiction.
A first-rate whodunit with stolen art, sinister dealers, obsessed collectors, an amoral hitman and a protagonist with his own problems, including romantic entanglement. Lots of fun and informative, too.
A mix of classic mythology and historical records with the engaging tale of two brothers from Nebraska who find themselves in the midst of an adventure neither anticipated but which proves the equal of any great myth or seminal history.