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The Great Portrait Mystery - cover

The Great Portrait Mystery

R. Austin Freeman

Publisher: Reading Essentials

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Summary

The National Portrait Gallery is the setting for this delightful mystery of theft and fraud. A painter copies diligently from a watercolour one morning when an enigmatic musician suddenly appears and causes mayhem with his playing different songs. But while the curator follows him around trying to call a halt to the musical spectacle, the painting copyist replaces a watercolour masterpiece with his fake and makes an infamous escape. Who is the mysterious musician? Who is the mysterious copyist? And what has happened to the priceless watercolour?

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