The Museum Heist

The Museum Heist

4.5 out of 5 based on 2 customer ratings
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Based on the largest robbery in history at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, THE MUSEUM HEIST weaves a tale of art stretching from classical Greece to modern abstractions. Through the miracle of fiction, a disgraced classical scholar who calls himself Paris finds the stolen art but not the thieves. The earthy police Lieutenant Lowell is called to solve the mystery. Paris, who had done time for art forgery, wants to use the reward money to start his own museum of antiquity. Attempting to imitate the fabled adventurer Odysseus, he and Lowell work as a complementary pair of eccentrics, using Paris’ ability to create phony art and Lowell’s interest in digestion to solve the crime.

A rewarding and fulfilling mystery. Anyone who loves art and romance will savor every word.

 

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Based on the largest robbery in history at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, THE MUSEUM HEIST weaves a tale of art stretching from classical Greece to modern abstractions. Through the miracle of fiction, a disgraced classical scholar who calls himself Paris finds the stolen art but not the thieves. The earthy police Lieutenant Lowell is called to solve the mystery. Paris, who had done time for art forgery, wants to use the reward money to start his own museum of antiquity. Attempting to imitate the fabled adventurer Odysseus, he and Lowell work as a complementary pair of eccentrics, using Paris’ ability to create phony art and Lowell’s interest in digestion to solve the crime.

A rewarding and fulfilling mystery. Anyone who loves art and romance will savor every word.

2 reviews for The Museum Heist

  1. 4 out of 5

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    This has little to do with the actual heist at the Gardner Museum. Having said that, it’s a real good mystery. The main character, whose name is Paris, is an eccentric ranter about life, the Greeks, history, etc, but I found his little rants full of wisdom. The other main character is Helen, who is a pretty straight-laced museum curator. But the character who steals the show is Lieutenant Lowell, who is very concerned about his base physical functions, so it becomes a book of high art and digestion. It’s a book everyone can enjoy. I like all the local places mentioned.

  2. 5 out of 5

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    Anyone who likes art will like this, especially people who like Greek mythology because the book is full of allusions to gods and their stories. The guy who finds the art thinks that Christianity ruined the Greek-Roman world. He dips often into rants against modern life and modern ignorance. He’s a pretty remote and awkward guy stumbling to do the right thing, and he sacrifices himself like a Greek hero to solve the mystery of the theft. In real life, the heist left the FBI bewildered. As an aside, there is ample evidence that the FBI fumbled the case, but hard evidence of their investigation is hard to come by. They claimed in 2015, 25 years after the theft, that they solved the case. It is hard to see how they could have made that claim without having any substance, but apparently they had nothing to base their claim, and the crime remains unsolved. But The Museum Heist resolves it in make-believe story and gives us a good cozy mystery. I really liked these two heist books.

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