By Stephen Gray
Winner of the Australian/Vogel's Literary Award 2000.
Margaret Thatcher Gandarrwuy is an across the world popular Aboriginal artist from the distant undertaking gap group within the Northern Territory. Her works command excessive costs - until eventually a brand new portray is unveiled. it's chanced on slashed, with the phrases rapidly scrawled throughout it, 'The artist is a thief'. Is the artist a thief? Is she guilty, or is she the sufferer of someone else's fraud?
This is a philosophical detective novel with a distinction, set in an international the place every person however the 'detective' understands the foundations. Jean-Loup Wild, a Melbourne monetary advisor despatched through ATSIC to challenge gap, is stuck among the artwork international, with its wealth, models, heroes and complex inner most language, and the Aboriginal neighborhood with its poverty, social difficulties, kinship ties and unchanging conventional legislations. If Jean-Loup can locate the artist he can start to locate the key of what has been occurring at project gap. He can commence, additionally, to appreciate how the layers of that secret lie deep within the bedrock of Australian society.
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