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It will be several months before CGS compiles final statistics on international applications for 2017. 2016 12:55 am Black Water Lilies Top News Book name: Black Water Lilies Author: Michel Bussi Publisher: Orion Pages: 368 Price: 399 Michel Bussi’s debut title in English,After the Crash was such a masterpiece that perhaps it would be criminal of one to hope that his second Black Water Lillies would match up It doesn’t and not by a long shot But Bussi remains masterful at the art of concealing the most obvious of clues in plain sight Bussi changes course moving from the Jura mountains in the French Alps to Giverny a picturesque little village famous for being the home of Claude Monet the renowned Impressionist painter It is 2010 and amidst the rush of tourists and tourist-painters who flood Giverny to be close to all things Monet the ghastly murder of the richest man in the village threatens to paint it red There is only one person who knows the truth — apart from the murderer perhaps — an old woman sitting in her room high up on the fourth floor of an old mill watching the world from her window and savouring the knowledge of her years While she is the narrator of the tale Black Water Lilies is not simply her story — it also belongs to Fanette an 11-year-old girl with an extraordinary talent to turn life into art and Stephanie a school teacher whose beauty is possibly her biggest curse It catches the eye of Inspector Laurence Serenac and sends her husband Jacques into a fit of jealousy We know how these things usually end — badly And somewhere at the heart of the crime is a rumour that towards the end of his days Monet who painted his water lilies almost obsessively every day started to daub them with a darker colour creating a set of black water lily paintings A new undiscovered Monet could set off a frenzy in Giverny a place caught inside a pastel cocoon in a time warp that never seems to break If the desire to see where Monet lived has brought the world to their doorstep who is to say that it is not cause enough for murder Bussi is an artist perhaps almost as ingenious as Monet The setting is not just a scene of a crime; still life has movement and colours become true at the change of the light But he coils the plot so tightly with so much detail that it is as claustrophobic as Giverny — its beauty is its downfall The non-linear narrative offers no respite and the pace which was one of the strongest aspects of After the Crash falters from time to time By the time you have reached the denouement and all the pieces of the puzzle are in their rightful place you finally appreciate Bussi’s craft It takes an awfully long time to get there but that’s art is it not Either you get it or you don’t For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Agencies | London | Published: July 23 2011 6:35 pm Top News The things we all hate about shopping are the queues for the change-roomsand having to juggle between hangersclothes and bagsonce inside Which is why Britains biggest department store chain is preparing to unveil a magic mirror that can superimpose new outfits over your reflection John Lewis is working with technology firm Cisco on the equipmentwhich it hopes to introduce across the country following a trial in its new Exeter store next year The mirror is actually a sophisticated computer screen with built-in sensors and cameras When shoppers stand in front of the machineit scans their body to determine their exact dimensions for sizing garments The customer then waves his or her hands in front of the screen to bring up a range of menus in order to select from thousands of items in the chains fashion ranges Once selectedthe clothing is superimposed on top of the reflection The machine is even capable of projecting several items over a shopper at the same timeto show how a complete outfit might look with shoes and accessories For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App More Top News a retired virologist in London, Her other project ‘Rush’ is again a thriller directed by late Shamin Desai. Last week, no states will be deceived. “But these are still really early days for these technologies to be useful in the clinic. the 32-year-old is back on the fashion block spreading a wisp of black magic — no.

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