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Titel: The Brutal Art
Verlag: Sphere Books, London
Zustand: Very Good
Zustand des Schutzumschlags: Very Good
Art des Buches: Used
Hardcover. First edition. Hardcover spine foot is lightly bumped. Binding is intact, contents are clean and clear. AM. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 414318
Inhaltsangabe: Ethan Muller is struggling to establish his reputation as a dealer in the cut-throat world of contemporary art when he is alerted to a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity: in a decaying New York slum, an elderly tenant has disappeared, leaving behind a staggeringly large trove of original drawings and paintings. Nobody can tell Ethan much about the old man, except that he came and went in solitude for nearly forty years, his genius hidden and unacknowledged. Despite the fact that, strictly speaking, the artwork doesn't belong to him, Ethan takes the challenge and makes a name for the old man - and himself. Soon Ethan has to congratulate himself on his own genius: for storytelling and salesmanship. But suddenly the police are interested in talking to him. It seems that the missing artist had a nasty past, and the drawings hanging in the Muller Gallery have begun to look a lot less like art and a lot more like evidence. Sucked into an investigation four decades cold, Ethan will uncover a secret legacy of shame and death, one that will touch horrifyingly close to home - and leave him fearing for his own life.
`Gripping and compelling...Kellerman is, simply put, a wonderful writer' -- Harlan Coben
`a most accomplished novel by a writer of great imagination and skill' -- Sunday Telegraph
`an enthralling, character-driven drama that proves the son of Faye and Jonathan Kellerman is a chip off the old block'
-- Scottish Daily Record
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