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The Flanders Panel

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The clue to a murder in the art world of contemporary Madrid lies hidden in a medieval painting of a game of chess. In the 15th-century Flemish painting two noblemen are playing chess. Yet two years before he could sit for the portrait, one of them was murdered. Now, in a 20th-century Madrid, Julia, a picture restorer preparing the painting for auction, uncovers and inscription that points to the crime: Quis necavit equitem? Who killed the knight? But as she teams up with a brillian chess theoretician to retrace the moves, she discovers the deadly game is not yet over.

Genre: Mystery

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