Monday, June 29, 2009
Giveaway-The Crimes of Paris
Turn-of-the-century Paris was the beating heart of a rapidly changing world. Painters, scientists, revolutionaries, poets--all were there. But so, too, were the shadows: Paris was a violent, criminal place, its sinister alleyways the haunts of Apache gangsters and its cafes the gathering places of murderous anarchists. In 1911, it fell victim to perhaps the greatest theft of all time--the taking of the Mona Lisa from the Louvre. Immediately, Alphonse Bertillon, a detective world-renowned for pioneering crime-scene investigation techniques, was called upon to solve the crime. And quickly the Paris police had a suspect: a young Spanish artist named Pablo Picasso....
I have five copies of this book to giveaway. It is open to USA and Canada only, sorry but no P.O. Boxes. Please leave a comment with your email address. Become a follower and get an extra entry. The winners will be chosen on July 15.