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Boogie-Woogie

Danny Moynihan

RRP: £7.99

1 November 2008

Published by Atlantic Books

ISBN: 9781843549932

A blackly hilarious satirical novel of great black humour, Boogie Woogie plunges deep into the dark excesses of the international art scene of the 1990s. Driven by the pursuit for a hugely valuable twentieth-century masterpiece, the appetites and morality of the art world’ are acidly revealed as sex, money, drugs and art all converge in a hothouse of obsession and ambition. As dealers, collectors, artists and wannabees vie with one other for recognition by peers and the public, success and failure rest on a knife-edge, with every player willing to do whatever it takes to reach the top…