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Issue Details: First known date: 1887... 1887 The Masterpiece of Gerald Wayne
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Four men, two brothers, their cousin and the narrator share owndership of a Victorian station in 1865. The narrator brings his mother and sister out from England to join him and all three relatives fall in love with her. She agrees to marry Frank Wayne but some time later he is drowned. Only a somnambulistically completed painting by the artist cousin, Gerald, reveals that it was fratricide ... Well-written but not exceptional. (PB)

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