By Michael Innes
Sir John and girl Appleby attend a memorial exhibition of the oils, gouaches, collages, and trouvailles of artist Gavin Limbert, who was once lately came across shot, below very suspicious conditions. As assistant commissioner of police, Sir John is already , yet he turns into much more intrigued while Limbert's final masterpiece is stolen from the gallery less than his very eyes.
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I'd like to know if someone knew she'd been talking with us and had delivered a warning. She seemed rather disturbed about something. If anyone is playing games, I want to find out about it and if I'm going to be asked to sit in on the game I want to draw cards. " Della Street smiled. " CHAPTER FOUR Perry Mason had a court hearing set for Monday morning. The hearing ran over until midafternoon and it was not until three-thirty that the lawyer reached his office. Della Street said, "Paul has a preliminary report on your friend, Harrison T.
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A Private View (Sir John Appleby, Book 13) by Michael Innes