Death of a Ghost (Vintage Classic Crime)

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The late John Lafcadio's ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be curbed by a matter as inconvenient and trifling as his own death: bequeathing twelve sealed paintings to his family, his will proclaimed that the canvasses be unveiled over the years at annual exhibitions populated by the elite of the art world.

But his quest for artistic immortality is interrupted when, during the eighth unveiling ceremony, the beau of Lafcadio's grand-daughter is stabbed to death. Albert Campion is among those present, and must untangle one of his most bizarre cases to date.

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A VINTAGE MURDER MYSTERY

John Lafcadio’s ambition to be known as the greatest painter since Rembrandt was not to be thwarted by a matter as trifling as his own death. A set of twelve sealed paintings is the bequest he leaves to his widow – together with the instruction that she unveil one canvas each year before a carefully selected audience.

Albert Campion is among the cast of gadabouts, muses and socialites gathered for the latest ceremony – but art is the last thing on the sleuth’s mind when a brutal stabbing occurs….

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