The Last Judgement

The Last Judgement

Iain Pears - Author

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ISBN 9780425186473 | 336 pages | 03 Dec 2002 | Berkley | 5.35 x 8.18in | 18 - AND UP
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Iain Pears-who "exhibits quite a masterful touch at suspensful storytelling"*-has delighted fans and critics alike with his charming mystery novels featuring art dealer Jonathan Argyll. In The Last Judgement, Argyll agrees to transport a decidedly nondescript painting from a gallery in Paris to its new owner in Rome. But when his mission is plagued by robbery and murder, Argyll must investigate the dark secrets in the painting's past-before someone tries to put him out of the picture for good.

“A sophisticated, adventurous, and gripping story that is sure to hold wide appeal.”Booklist


The Last Judgement is a joy for readers who enjoy a complex plot set to clever dialogue with the often nefarious goings-on of the international art market as a backdrop.”—St. Petersburg Times


“A witty, exceptionally brilliant puzzler.”—Sunday Times (London)


“The latest (mis)adventure of art historian Jonathan Argyll delivers its plot twists at a rapid clip right up to the closing pages. . .Pears keeps his readers well occupied.”—Publishers Weekly


“[Pears] writes clearly, persuasively and with a hand guided by touches of sentimentality as well as mischief.”—Chicago Tribune



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