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The Great Portrait Mystery (Dr. Thorndyke Mysteries #7)

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The National Portrait Gallery is the opening 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 musical interludes, hopping from one picture to another and giving a remarkable rendition of different songs. But while the curator follows him ...more
Paperback, 198 pages
Published June 14th 2001 by House of Stratus (first published 1918)
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Even though this is a Thorndyke book, he only appears briefly in two of the stories. The stories in themselves are strange and the novels seem to be consistently better than the short story collections.
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Richard Freeman was born in Soho, London on 11 April 1862 and was the son of Ann Maria (nee Dunn) and Richard Freeman, a tailor. He was originally named Richard and later added the Austin to his name.

He became a medical trainee at Middlesex Hospital Medical College and was accepted as a member of the Royal College of Surgeons.

He married Annie Elizabeth Edwards in 1887 and they had two sons and aft
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  • The Mystery of Angelina Frood

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