John Sebastian Lafcadia, painter, is dead. He left instructions for one painting to be exhibited every year after his death. Eight years later in Little Venice, a select group gather to view the eighth painting. They are treated instead to a murder which Albert Campion must investigate.
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Book Description Penguin, 1942. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 140115528