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The Burnt Orange Heresy by Charles Willeford
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Oct 29, 08

bookshelves: crime-and-thrillers, novels
Read in October, 2008

An art collector hires an art critic to steal a painting from a reclusive artist. It sounds like an allegory about the role of art and commerce in society. It's actually a swift, brutal dissection of a man driven by pride and ambition. A masterpiece of a crime novel.
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