Pears Iain

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01. An Instance of the Fingerpost Читать →

Жанр: Исторический детектив We are in Oxford in the 1660s—a time, and place, of great intellectual, scientific, religious and political ferment. Robert Grove, a fellow of New College is found dead in suspicious circumstances. A young woman is accused of his murder. We hear about the events surrounding his death from four witnesses—Marco da Cola, a Venetian Catholic…

02. The Portrait Читать →

Жанр: Исторический детектив A perfectly rendered short novel of suspense about a painter driven to extremes.  An influential art critic in the early years of the twentieth century journeys from London to the rustic, remote island of Houat, off France's northwest coast, to sit for a portrait painted by an old friend, a gifted but tormented artist living…