A picture restorer finds a cryptic clue to a centuries-old murder hidden in the back of the picture. A chess player she engages to reconstruct the game becomes involved in its continuation with a mysterious player who is not above murdering his opponents.
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The Flanders PanelReview:
"A sleek and sophisticated chamber mystery about art, life and chess. Madly clever" ( New York Times)
"Gives murder a touch of class...delightfully absorbing" ( Observer)
"In its intellectual background detail it is reminiscent of Umberto Eco's novels...hard to stop reading" (Michael Eaude Times Literary Supplement)
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Book Description FLAMINGO, 1995. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 6548296