By Anne Perry
For Superintendent Thomas Pitt, the sight of the lifeless guy driving the morning tide of the Thames is unforgettable. The corpse lies in a battered punt drifting in the course of the early mist, clad in a torn eco-friendly costume and bestrewn with plants. Pitt’s made up our minds look for solutions to the victim’s identification leads him deep into London’s bohemia—to the theatre the place attractive Cecily Antrim is outraging society along with her daring portrayal of a contemporary girl, and into studios the place masters of sunshine and shadow are experimenting with the attention-grabbing new paintings of images. yet simply Pitt’s masterly investigative talents let him to spot the wildfire passions raging via this tragedy of excellent and evil, to seek down the to blame and defend the blameless.
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