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Author: Shane Maloney
Publisher: New York : Arcade, ©1996.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Murray Whelan, political adviser to the newly appointed minister of culture, is hanging on to his job by his toenails after the most recent ministerial shakeup. His learning curve is forced quickly upward when, on his first day, the disgruntled young artist Marcus Taylor is found dead, drowned in the ornamental moat outside the National Art Gallery. A born detective despite himself, Murray digs, and the deeper he  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Maloney, Shane.
Brush-off.
New York : Arcade, ©1996
(OCoLC)458588794
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Shane Maloney
ISBN: 9781611456301 1611456304
OCLC Number: 798944244
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Shane Maloney.

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Murray Whelan, political adviser to the newly appointed minister of culture, is hanging on to his job by his toenails after the most recent ministerial shakeup. His learning curve is forced quickly upward when, on his first day, the disgruntled young artist Marcus Taylor is found dead, drowned in the ornamental moat outside the National Art Gallery. A born detective despite himself, Murray digs, and the deeper he goes, the more puzzling the mystery becomes. Who is this other painter, Victor Szabo, unknown in his lifetime and now the darling of the art world, his paintings fetching crazy prices? And what about art maven Lloyd Eastlake, who seems like the chess master moving his art-world pieces ... but toward what sinister end?

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