Painting By Numbers by Tom Gillespie
Approx. 91,170 words.
Published on September 2, 2012 by
Crooked Cat publishing.
Painting by Numbers is a dark, surreal thriller that follows one man’s relentless pursuit into an old truth buried deep within.
Day after day, Jacob Boyce visits a 17th century allegorical painting which hangs in a Glasgow art gallery. By using a series of measurements and calculations, he attempts to create a mathematical theory that will decipher the code locked into its canvas.