Paris Street; Rainy Day (Rue de Paris; temps de pluie)

The current exhibition at the Kimbell Art Museum in Ft. Worth is one of the better shows of the Impressionists that I have seen in a while. The paintings in The Impressionists: Master Paintings from the Art Institute of Chicago are being shown at the Kimbell while the Art Institute is going through some renovations.…

Cavalcade by Walter Satterthwait

Cavalcade is Walter Satterthwait‘s third mystery featuring the two Pinkerton detectives, Phil Beaumont and Jane Turner, following Escapade and Masquerade. With the Paris case solved, Phil and Jane head to Germany in 1923. Why Germany? It seems someone took a pot shot at a rising politician, Adolf Hitler, when he was in Berlin for a…