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Kilmer, Nicholas

Overview
Works: 32 works in 107 publications in 2 languages and 4,928 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Humor  Exhibition catalogs  Poetry  Notebooks, sketchbooks, etc 
Roles: Author, Translator
Classifications: PS3561.I39, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Nicholas Kilmer
 
Most widely held works by Nicholas Kilmer
Dirty linen by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Art expert Fred Taylor investigates the origin of some paintings he bought for a song at an estate auction near Boston. Standard procedure, but in this case dangerous because if in the process certain people discover their real value--the paintings are priceless--they will kill to have them
Poems of Pierre de Ronsard by Pierre de Ronsard( Book )

4 editions published in 1979 in 3 languages and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lazarus, arise by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On his way back to Boston from a failed trip to Paris, art buyer Fred Taylor is unknowingly passed an illuminated vellum sheet depicting Lazarus. Now Fred must fend off a hoard of eager collectors to discover its identity of find the rightful owner
O sacred head by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2000 in English and held by 328 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boston, two lots of art thieves are offering to sell the same masterpieces. Which are real and which are forged? Art expert Fred Taylor's probe leads him to a number of murders and provides an inside look at the art world
Songs and sonnets from Laura's lifetime by Francesco Petrarca( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 316 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A butterfly in flame by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

8 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taylor is sent undercover as a member of the faculty at Stilton Academy near Boston. An instructor has purportedly disappeared with a female first-year student, daughter of the Academy's only significant donor. There are other conflict brewing-- are they misguided, or sinister?
Harmony in flesh and black by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A tale of art and murder, featuring Boston art collector Clayton Reed and his man Friday, Fred Taylor, a covert operative from Vietnam days. They combine their talents to acquire a Vermeer painting lying under the oils of an unexciting 19th Century landscape
Madonna of the apes by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When eccentric Boston art collector Clayton Reed purchases what appears to be a painting by one of the most important artists of the Italian Renaissance, Fred Taylor is propelled into an increasingly murderous tangle. Could it be a forgery?
A paradise for fools : a Fred Taylor art mystery by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 273 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After seeing a young woman's tattoo with images from an unknown painting of rare and significant value, Fred knows the painting must be found. But anyone who must have seen the painting denies that it exists. Since Fred's employer, the collector Clayton Reed, is out of the country, Fred is left to his own devices and is free to follow the painting's trail, despite distractions presented by the intriguing librarian, Molly Riley. When Fred encounters the first bump in the road: a suspiciously convenient hit-and-run that kills a potential informant, he wonders if a painting can be worth a murder
Man with a squirrel by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 2014 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boston, art dealer and sleuth Fred Taylor comes upon a fragment of canvas recently cut from an 18th Century painting and depicting a squirrel on a chain. As Taylor seeks the rest of the painting--thought to be the work of an important painter--he comes across a con artist and a murder. By the author of Harmony in Flesh and Black
A place in Normandy by Nicholas Kilmer( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 265 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author recounts his struggle to remodel his family's farmhouse in Normandy
Man with a squirrel by Nicholas Kilmer( )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Boston, art dealer and sleuth Fred Taylor comes upon a fragment of canvas recently cut from an 18th Century painting and depicting a squirrel on a chain. As Taylor seeks the rest of the painting--thought to be the work of an important painter--he comes across a con artist and a murder. By the author of Harmony in Flesh and Black
A butterfly in flame : Fred Taylor art mystery by Nicholas Kilmer( )

7 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once brimming with acclaim, the Stillton Academy is in deep financial peril. Called in to save the floundering school, Fred Taylor goes undercover as a member of the faculty and investigates various students and staff. Meanwhile, a murder leaves Stillton reeling with the news that Taylor's employer, Clayton Reed, is the prime suspect
Dante's comedy by Dante Alighieri( Book )

in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A paradise for fools : a Fred Taylor art mystery by Nicholas Kilmer( )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young woman in the hair salon raises her a in a furtive gesture, frank and tantalizingly brief, to show a friend the work in progress: a riot of stunning tattoos. From his accidental vantage point in the barber's chair, Fred Taylor knows that those images weird insects, beasts, and naked human figures could only come from something nice, a painting that, if he could only see the original in person, might prove to be rare and of significant value. And the girls don't have a clue. Such a painting needs to be understood and identified, but before that can happen it must be found. Fred's inquiries lead from the hairdresser to the illegal tattoo parlor of an unlicensed genius, from Cambridge, Massachusetts, into a dilapidated urban wilderness in neighboring New Hampshire. Fred is met everywhere by ignorance or denial. Anyone who must have seen the painting denies that it exists, despite the vivid proof increasingly laid bare on the hairdresser's skin. Fred's employer, the collector Clayton Reed, is out of the country. So Fred, left to his own devices, is free to follow the trail, despite the distraction of the intriguing librarian Molly Riley. Not wanting to spook his unwilling witnesses, Fred must proceed with caution even after he encounters the first serious bump in the road, a suspiciously convenient hit-and-run accident that turns one potential informant into an abrupt dead end. Can a painting that supposedly does not exist be worth a murder
Thomas Buford Meteyard, 1865-1928 : paintings and watercolors by Thomas Buford Meteyard( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chamber works by Frederick C Frieseke( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retrospective exhibition of the work of F.C. Frieseke : May 14 through June 12, 1982, Maxwell Galleries, Ltd by Frederick C Frieseke( Book )

2 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petrarch : songs and sonnets by Francesco Petrarca( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uneventful reminiscences : a childhood in Florida by Frederick C Frieseke( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Dirty linen
Languages
English (89)

French (1)

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Lazarus, ariseO sacred headA butterfly in flameHarmony in flesh and blackMadonna of the apesMan with a squirrelA place in NormandyMan with a squirrel