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The portrait of Molly Dean

Author: Katherine Kovacic
Publisher: Richmond, Victoria, Australia : Echo, 2018. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist's muse brutally slain in Melbourne in 1930. Alex buys the painting and sets out to uncover more details, but finds there are strange inconsistencies: Molly's mother seemed unconcerned by her daughter's violent death, the main suspect was never brought to trail despite compelling evidence, and vital records are missing. Alex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Australian fiction
Historical fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Kovacic
ISBN: 9781760409784 1760409782
OCLC Number: 1002211927
Description: 280 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Katherine Kovacic.

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In 1999, art dealer Alex Clayton stumbles across a lost portrait of Molly Dean, an artist's muse brutally slain in Melbourne in 1930. Alex buys the painting and sets out to uncover more details, but finds there are strange inconsistencies: Molly's mother seemed unconcerned by her daughter's violent death, the main suspect was never brought to trail despite compelling evidence, and vital records are missing. Alex enlists the help of her close friend, art conservator John Porter, and together they sift through the clues and deceptions that swirl around the last days of Molly Dean.

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