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At 18, Tom escapes ordinariness in small town Australia for Melbourne and a flat in a strange block named Cairo. There he meets the magnetic Max Cheever, and is drawn into his circle of bohemian artists and dreamers. But soon Tom is ensnared in a plot to steal a million dollar Picasso masterpiece, among undependable forgers and violent art dealers.

©2013 Chris Womersley (P)2014 W F Howes Ltd

Critic reviews

"An inspiring read. Womersley's prose is clear, evocative and powerful; an utter joy'" ( Irish Times)
"Real brilliance ... This is a distinguished novel" ( Independent)

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