The Irish Game; a true story of Crime and Art.

By Matthew Hart. Walker &  Co. , New York. 2004. 220pp. illus.

Much about an Irish gangster named martin Cahill and assorted others. Some very big art heists. How international Art theft works when it is impossible to dispose of many of the objects stolen. International police co-operations are discussed. IRA involvement and relationship to gangsters in Ireland. Some interesting aspects of Art restoration are covered. Altogether entertaining and informative book.

About thompsondavid

Artist, Italophile, happily retired software person. I read widely and am constantly finding wonderful things to discover and share. BA in English Literature, Masters in Library Science.
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