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Morris Duckworth has a dismal prior. Having married and murdered his approach right into a prosperous Italian relations, he has develop into a revered member of Veronese enterprise existence. yet it’s no longer enough.

Never chuffed with being something wanting the easiest, he comes up with a plan to place at the most fun artwork exhibition of the last decade, in line with an issue on the subject of his center: killing. the entire nice slaughters of scripture and classical instances may be on convey, from Cain and Abel, to Brutus and Caesar. yet as Morris meets stiff resistance from the director of Verona’s Castelvecchio museum, every little thing begins to solve round him. His childrens are rebelling, his mistress is looking for greater than he desires to supply, his spouse is more and more hooked up to her getting older confessor, and, worst of all, it’s getting more durable and tougher to disregard the ghosts that swirl round him, and the skeletons damn in each closet. The disgrace of it's that Morris Arthur Duckworth fairly didn't wish to need to kill back. Tim Parks’ acclaimed Duckworth trilogy has been thirty years within the making. In Painting Death, he brings it—and his serial-killer modify ego—to a really fitting—and very funny—end.

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Morris Duckworth has a depressing earlier. Having married and murdered his manner right into a prosperous Italian relations, he has turn into a revered member of Veronese enterprise existence. yet it’s no longer sufficient. by no means chuffed with being something in need of the simplest, he comes up with a plan to place at the most fun paintings exhibition of the last decade, in response to a subject matter as regards to his center: killing.

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