The Art of the Matter (Storycuts)

Frederick Forsyth

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.

  • Transworld Digital
  • Published 17th November 2011
  • 88 Pages