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Iain pears at the 2015 edinburgh international book festival iain george pears born 8 august 1955 1 is an english art historian, novelist and journalist. Witty italian arthistory crime series featuring english dealer jonathan argyll, from the author of the bestselling literary masterpiece, an instance of. The last judgement audiobook, written by iain pears. The last judgement by iain pears overdrive rakuten. The last judgement art history mystery october 1, 1999.
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