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Thus Was Adonis Murdered (Hilary Tamar, Bk 1)
Thus Was Adonis Murdered - Hilary Tamar, Bk 1 Author:Sarah Caudwell DEATH IN VENICE — For young barrister Julia Larwood, it was to be a vacation in pursuit of eros, in flight from the tax man.... An Art Lover's Holiday to Italy. Reduced to near penury by the Inland Revenue, Julia could hardly afford such a luxury, but she'd be in hock to the Revenue either way, so why not? Poor, hapless, incurably sentime... more »ntal Julia. How could she know that the ravishing young Art Lover for whom she conceived a fatal passion was himself an employee of Inland Revenue? Or that her hard-won night of passion would end in murder -- with her inscribed copy of this year's Finance Act lying a few feet from the corpse....« less
An English barrister gets into trouble in Venice while trying to escape the tax man in England. The writing is with characteristic dry British humor (or is it humour?) that isn't everone's cup of tea but fun anyway.