Fiction - Mystery- Sleuth

The Arnolfini Art Mysteries

Category:Fiction - Mystery- Sleuth

Author:Rich DiSilvio

  • Publisher: DV Books
  • Publication Date: June 27, 2019
  • Number of Pages: 189
  • ISBN-10: 1950052028
  • ISBN-13: 978-1950052028

Rich DiSilvio's The Arnolfini Art Mysteries is a book with an irresistible appeal to fans of crime thrillers and deftly crafted sleuth novels. It follows the investigative work of Armand Arnolfini, an intelligent investigator on a mission to solve multiple art thefts. The book features a collection of richly illustrated and interconnected mysteries and takes readers on a thrilling ride from New York to Italy, Belgium, Germany, and beyond. In each standalone episode, Arnolfini faces a new challenge as he investigates art thefts, forgeries, and murders. DiSilvio's storytelling is impeccable, and the author has the knack for writing focused scenes and offering terrific descriptions while cleverly plotting a tale filled with suspense, intrigue, and unexpected twists. From the enigmatic Phantom Forger to the high-stakes Ghent Mystery, each case presents Arnolfini with unique puzzles to solve and adversaries to outsmart.

The Arnolfini Art Mysteries presents elements of art history, detective fiction, and international intrigue. DiSilvio deeply understands art and its significance, integrating historical facts and cultural references into the narrative. Through Arnolfini's investigations, readers gain insights into the world of art authentication, preservation, and the often-murky underworld of art crime. Armand Arnolfini is a compelling protagonist with sharp intellect, charm, and wit. As he navigates and confronts each case, Arnolfini's tenacity and resourcefulness are tested, and readers are always excited to discover what happens next. DiSilvio's illustrations provide visual depth to the storytelling, bringing to life the artworks, settings, and characters described in the story. The artwork enhances the reader's immersion in the mysteries, giving visual clues and enriching the reading experience. Overall, it is an engaging creation for crime fiction fans and art enthusiasts. 

Reviewed By: Jane Riley

Reviewed Date: March 20, 2024

Category: Fiction - Mystery- Sleuth

Thriller, Suspense & Mystery