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Painting death : a novel, Tim Parks, (ebook)

Label
Painting death : a novel
Title
Painting death
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Tim Parks
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A museum exhibit celebrating the art of killing turns deadly in this "fiendishly clever pitch-black comedy" skewering the contemporary Italian art world (The Australian).Morris Duckworth has a dark past. Having married and murdered his way into a wealthy Italian family, he has become a respected member of Veronese business life. But it's not enough. Never satisfied with being anything short of the best, Duckworth plans to put on the most exciting art exhibition of the decade, based on a subject close to his heart: killing. All the great slaughters of scripture and classical times will be on show, from Cain and Abel to Brutus and Caesar. But as Duckworth meets resistance from the director of Verona's Castelvecchio museum, everything starts to unravel. His children are rebelling, his mistress is asking for more than he wants to give, his wife is increasingly attached to her aging confessor, and, worst of all, it's getting harder to ignore the ghosts that swirl around. The shame of it is that Duckworth really did not want to have to kill again. Tim Parks' acclaimed Duckworth trilogy has been thirty years in the making. In Painting Death, he brings it and his serial-killer alter ego to a very fitting-and very funny-end
Member of
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Parks, Tim
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Duckworth and the Italian girls
Series volume
take 3
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  • Serial murderers
  • Verona (Italy)
Target audience
adult
Label
Painting death : a novel, Tim Parks, (ebook)
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Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628726206
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12199127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12199127
System control number
MWT12199127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Painting death : a novel, Tim Parks, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781628726206
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Publisher number
MWT12199127
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12199127
System control number
MWT12199127
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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