Killing for Klimt

In this first in the Megan Crespi Mystery Series, retired art history professor Megan Crespi, an expert on the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt, becomes involved in a race to recover the Secretum, a shameful, secret panel stolen from the artist s studio the night after his death in February of 1918 Her travels, at the behest of New York s Moderne Galerie Museum, owner of thIn this first in the Megan Crespi Mystery Series, retired art history professor Megan Crespi, an expert on the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt, becomes involved in a race to recover the Secretum, a shameful, secret panel stolen from the artist s studio the night after his death in February of 1918 Her travels, at the behest of New York s Moderne Galerie Museum, owner of the famed 1907 golden Klimt portrait of Adele Bloch Bauer, take her from the high desert of Santa Fe, New Mexico, to Switzerland s Ascona, as well as to New York, Vienna, Helsinki, Paris, Montreal, and Girdwood, Alaska Megan is shadowed by two different assassins hired by fanatical Gunther Winter Owner of Alaska s Alpenglow Hotel, he keeps his secret art collection in an annex basement Several killings occur involving the interested criminal parties and naive owners of Klimt artworks Finally setting up a trade Winter s Secretum for the golden Adele Crespi and two colleagues fly to Alaska They bring with them two crates one purporting to contain the Adele portrait, and a larger one to receive the Secretum panel But there, greed leads to unexpected and colossal consequences Will Megan survive the final killing for Klimt Includes Readers Guide Distinguished Professor of Art History Emerita at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas, Alessandra Comini was awarded Austria s Grand Medal of Honor for her books on Viennese artists Egon Schiele and Gustav Klimt Her Egon Schiele s Portraits was nominated for the National Book Award and her The Changing Image of Beethoven is used in classrooms around the country Her travels, recorded in the memoir, In Passionate Pursuit, extend from Europe to Antarctica and are reflected in this, her first mystery novel.
Killing for Klimt In this first in the Megan Crespi Mystery Series retired art history professor Megan Crespi an expert on the Viennese artist Gustav Klimt becomes involved in a race to recover the Secretum a shame

  • Title: Killing for Klimt
  • Author: Alessandra Comini
  • ISBN: 9781632930064
  • Page: 381
  • Format: Paperback
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    1 thought on “Killing for Klimt”

    1. Comini certainly writes what she knows - manymany parallels between herself & Crespi. A few plot holes, but I'm not going to spoiler. Very good writing per se.

    2. This was enjoyable. I love a good art history mystery, and it started off promisingly. The author really knows her stuff and it was amusing to see how she weaves fact and fiction together. The characters are very well drawn. At some point in the last quarter or so she seems to get bored with the actual mystery part, and that section seemed rushed and unrewarding. I'll read another in the series. I found the Alix London books to be much more satisfying, however, if you are looking for more in thi [...]

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