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  • Published: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448125395
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 88

The Art of the Matter (Storycuts)



Destructive double-dealing is dispensed within the plush boardrooms of a celebrated auction house.

In this fascinating insight into the shady inner workings of the art world a young appraiser working at a prestigious auction house comes across an unidentified masterpiece. But when the powerful CEO of the company claims the discovery as his own the appraiser teams up with the original owner of the piece to gain revenge. Together they set up a cunning scam that shatters the illusion of the elegant world of the Old Masters.

Part of the Storycuts series, this short story was previously published in the collection The Veteran.

  • Published: 17 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448125395
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 88

About the author

Frederick Forsyth

Former RAF pilot and investigative journalist, Frederick Forsyth defined the modern thriller when he wrote The Day of The Jackal, described by Lee Child as ‘the book that broke the mould’, with its lightning-paced storytelling, effortlessly cool reality and unique insider information. Since then he has written twelve novels which have been bestsellers around the world: The Odessa File, The Dogs of War,The Devil's Alternative, The Fourth Protocol, The Negotiator, The Deceiver, The Fist of God, Icon, Avenger, The Afghan, The Cobra and, most recently, The Kill List. He lives in Buckinghamshire, England.

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