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Portrait of a Murderer (British Library Crime Classics) - Anne Meredith, Martin Edwards
Portrait of a Murderer (British Library Crime Classics)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781464209048 (1464209049)
Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press
Edition language: English
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Obi
Obi rated it
3.0 Portrait of a Murderer by Anne Meredith
Adrian Gray,an unpleasant patriarch of an equally unpleasant family invites his six children (and their partners) to the family manor to celebrate Christmas. He is not a very loved or likeable man and his family have solid reasons to murder the old man. And one of them does murder Adrian Gray on Chr...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 Portrait of a Murderer
Portrait of a Murderer isn´t a about who has done the murder. It´s more about why the murderer the murderer has done the crime and if he is capable of getting away with the deed he has done. To tell the truth, I was about to quit this book after 50 pages or so, because the very beginning of the b...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
4.0 Portrait of a Murderer
The crime was instantaneous and unpremeditated, and the murderer was left staring from the weapon on the table to the dead man in the shadow of the tapestry curtains, not apprehensive, not yet afraid, but incredulous and dumb. This is not a spoiler. This is the start of the book. Unlike other mur...
Moonlight Snowfall
Moonlight Snowfall rated it
4.0 Not a whodunnit. Not even a whydunnit.
Themis reviewed this one last year for the Penance Day task, and her rationale is convincing enough that I may end up sliding it in there. At this point, though, I've completed several of the Penance Day tasks, so I figure I'll hold onto it and see if it fits somewhere else first. This was an oddl...
fromfirstpagetolast
fromfirstpagetolast rated it
The Gray family have gathered for Christmas but it is not the season of goodwill to all men. Adrian Gray, the patriarch is not liked by his children, tolerated by some, hated by others. There is more than one person who wants something from Adrian Gray that Christmas Eve. All will be disappointed an...
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