Painting Death Paperback
by Tim Parks
From the bestselling author of Italian Ways and Italian Neighbours comes a darkly comic new novel of murder in Veronese high society Morris Duckworth has a dark past.
Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family he has now become a respected member of Veronese business life.
But it's not enough. He comes up with a plan to put on the most exciting art exhibition of the decade, based on a subject close to his heart: killing.
But as Morris meets stiff resistance from the director the museum, everything starts to unravel around him.
His children are rebelling, his mistress is asking for more than he wants to give, his wife is increasingly attached to her ageing confessor, and worst of all it's getting harder and harder to ignore the ghosts that swirl around him, and the skeletons rattling in every cupboard...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 352 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/09/2015
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099581437