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York, 1799.

In August, an artist is found murdered in his home - stabbed by a pair of scissors. Matthew Harvey´s death is much discussed in the city. The scissors are among the tools of his trade - for Harvey is a renowned cutter and painter of shades, or silhouettes, the latest fashion in portraiture. It soon becomes clear that the murderer must be one of the artist´s last sitters, and the people depicted in the final six shades made by him become the key suspects. But who are they? And where are they to be found?

Later, in November, a clever but impoverished young gentleman called Fletcher Rigge languishes in the debtor´s prison, until a letter arrives containing a bizarre proposition from the son of the murdered man. Rigge is to be released for one month, but in that time, he must find the killer. If he fails, he will be incarcerated again, possibly for life.

And so, with everything at stake, and equipped only with copies of the distinctive silhouettes, Fletcher Rigge begins his search across the snow-covered city, and enters a world of shadows...

Portrait

Andrew Martin is a journalist and novelist. His critically praised ´Jim Stringer´ series began with The Necropolis Railway in 2002. The following titles in the series, Murder at Deviation Junction and Death on a Branch Line, were shortlisted for the CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award and, in 2008, Andrew Martin was shortlisted for the CWA Dagger in the Library Award. The Somme Stations won the 2011 CWA Ellis Peters Historical Crime Award.

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Einband gebundene Ausgabe
Seitenzahl 352
Erscheinungsdatum 06.07.2017
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-4721-5243-5
Verlag Little Brown & Co Inc
Maße (L/B/H) 20,9/13,6/3,4 cm
Gewicht 419 g
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