Black Water Lilies

Michel Bussi

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Giverny. During the day, the home of the famous artist Claude Monet and the gardens where he painted his waterlilies. But once the tourists have gone, there is a darker side to the peaceful French village.
This is the story of thirteen days that begin with one murder and end with another. Jrme Morval, a man whose passion for art was matched only by his passion for women, has been found dead in the stream that runs through the gardens. In his pocket is a postcard of Monet's Waterlilies with the words: Eleven years old. Happy Birthday.
Entangled in the mystery are three women: a young painting prodigy, the seductive village schoolteacher and an old widow who watches over the village from a mill by the stream. All three of them share a secret. But what do they know about the discovery of Jrme Morval's corpse? And what is the connection to the mysterious, rumoured painting of Black Water Lilies?

ISBN: 9781474601757
Publication Date: 09-Jun-2016
Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Limited