Pictures at an Exhibition
A sweeping and sensuous novel of a son’s quest to recover hisfamily’s lost masterpieces, looted by the Nazis during theoccupation.Max Berenzon’s father is the most successful art dealer inParis, owner of the Berenzon Gallery, home to both Picasso andMatisse. To Max’s great surprise, his father forbids him fromentering the family business, choosing instead to hire a beautifuland brilliant gallery assistant named Rose Clément. When Parisfalls to the Nazis, the Berenzons survive in hiding, but when theyreturn in 1944 their gallery is empty, their priceless collectionvanished. In a city darkened by corruption and black martketers,Max chases his twin obsessions: the lost paintings and RoseClément.