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Parot, Jean-François

Overview
Works: 72 works in 363 publications in 7 languages and 2,388 library holdings
Genres: History  Fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Historical fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee
Classifications: PQ2676.A7255, 843.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jean-François Parot
 
Most widely held works by Jean-François Parot
The Châtelet apprentice by Jean-François Parot( Book )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 547 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

France 1761. Beyond the glittering court of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour at Versailles, lies Paris, a capital in the grip of crime and immorality ... A police officer disappears and Nicolas Le Floch, a young recruit to the force, is instructed to find him. When unidentified human remains suddenly come to light, he seems to have a murder investigation on his hands. As the city descends into Carnival debauchery, Le Floch will need all his skill, courage and integrity to unravel a mystery which threatens to implicate the highest in the land
The man with the lead stomach by Jean-François Parot( Book )

38 editions published between 2000 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

2nd Nicolas Le Floch investigation - a sinister death at the opera reveals something rotten at the French court
The phantom of rue Royale by Jean-François Parot( Book )

25 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris is in mourning. At the firework display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally ... This tragic incident on Place Louis XV yields a new case for Commissioner Le Floch when a strangled woman is found amongst the other corpses. The investigation will lead him to the home of a furrier on Rue Royale and a terrifying encounter with supernatural forces
The Saint-Florentin murders by Jean-François Parot( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Le Noir, Sartine's successor as Lieutenant General of Police, distrusts Le Floch. Monsieur de Saint-Florentin, the King's new minister, entrusts Commissioner Le Floch with the investigation into the murder of a chambermaid whose throat was cut in unusual circumstances at Saint-Florentin's home. His inquiry takes place both in Paris and Versailles, where he secures his position alongside the King and must confront the mysteries of the Trianon and the horrors of Bicetre"--Publisher's description
The baker's blood by Jean-François Parot( Book )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in French and English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1775. On a diplomatic trip to Vienna, Commissioner Nicolas Le Floch only just survives an attempt on his life as he investigates the breakdown of French secret intelligence in the city. He returns to a France in turmoil: people are rioting in protest at the soaring price of grain and bread. And back in Paris he is horrified to learn of his son's disappearance, which he senses must have an Austrian link. In the midst of these dramatic events, can Nicolas focus on solving the peculiar murder of his local baker?"--Page [4] of cover
The Nicholas le Floch affair by Jean-François Parot( Book )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fourth Nicolas Le Floch Investigation. Paris, 1774. Commissioner Le Floch's stormy love affair with socialite Julie de Lastrieux has run its course. But before Nicolas can formally end the relationship, Julie is found murdered in her bed, a victim of poisoning
L'enquête russe : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dixième enquête du commissaire au Châtelet, en 1782, à l'occasion de la visite incognito du tsarévitch Paul, le fils de Catherine II. [SDM]
Phantom of the Rue Royale by Jean-François Parot( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris is in mourning. At the firework display marking the Dauphin's marriage to Marie Antoinette, hundreds of people have been injured or crushed to death. Yet not all the victims died accidentally...This tragic incident on Place Louis XV yields a new case for Commissioner Le Floch when a strangled woman is found amongst the other corpses. The investigation will lead him to the home of a furrier on Rue Royale and a terrifying encounter with supernatural forces
Le cadavre anglais : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in French and Russian and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman policier. Roman historique
Le noyé du grand canal : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

10 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in French and Russian and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1788, la France soutient la révolte des colonies d'Amérique. Réconcilié avec Sartine, Nicolas Le Floch se voit chargé de surveiller l'intrigant duc de Chartres, cousin du roi. Il participe à ses côtés au combat naval d'Ouessant, premier épisode de la guerre avec l'Angleterre. A son retour, des crimes signés d'indices provocateurs le poussent sur la piste d'un mystérieux et sanglant assassin
L'affaire Nicolas Le Floch by Jean-François Parot( Book )

11 editions published between 2001 and 2013 in French and Russian and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse: Roman policier (énigme). Roman historique
L'honneur de Sartine by Jean-François Parot( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2017 in French and Russian and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1780. La France, en guerre aux côtés des Insurgents américains, peine à financer les opérations maritimes contre l'Angleterre. Alors qu'il affronte la colère du peuple au cimetière des Innocents, où les cadavres débordent des maisons, Nicolas Le Floch est appelé pour enquêter sur la mort suspecte d'un ancien contrôleur général de la Marine
L'année du volcan : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in French and English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman historique. Roman policier
La pyramide de glace : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in French and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman historique. Roman policier
L'inconnu du pont Notre-Dame : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1786, dans un contexte de rivalités politiques, Le Noir, directeur de la Bibliothèque du roi charge le commissaire de retrouver le conservateur du cabinet des médailles. Le cadavre retrouvé dans une maison du pont Notre-Dame ainsi que d'autres meurtres conduisent le policier breton du Paris des receleurs et des maisons de jeux jusqu'à la rade de Cherbourg
Le prince de Cochinchine : roman by Jean-François Parot( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in French and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1787. Nicolas Le Floch, en Bretagne pour la naissance de son petit-fils, fait l'objet d'un attentat. C'est le début d'une nouvelle enquête au cours de laquelle il va retrouver son ami de jeunesse Pigneau de Behaine, évêque d'Adran, venu négocier un traité entre le roi de Cochinchine et la France. Dans un pays épuisé par le déficit grandissant et la faiblesse de Louis XVI, des ennemis extérieurs soutenus par des complots intérieurs vont se mettre en travers des intérêts du royaume. Le commissaire aux affaires extraordinaires va se jeter dans une quête périlleuse qui le conduira à la Bastille. Il devra aussi affronter la Triade, secte orientale liée aux adversaires du roi de Cochinchine et du jeune prince Canh, héritier du royaume d'Annam. Le héros des Lumières, sera aidé par un étrange érudit jésuite, éclairé par Restif de la Bretonne et croisera Olympe de Gouges. Ainsi, une nouvelle fois Nicolas Le Floch se trouve au centre d'une intrigue haletante qui mélange les affaires d'Etat et un cas criminel. [payot.ch]
Structure sociales des quartiers de Grève, Saint-Avoie et Saint-Antoine, 1780-1785 : mémoire de maîtrise by Jean-François Parot( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'honneur de Sartine [livre audio] by Jean-François Parot( Recording )

6 editions published in 2011 in French and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1780. La France, en guerre aux côtés des Insurgents américains, peine à financer les opérations maritimes contre l'Angleterre. Alors qu'il affronte la colère du peuple au cimetière des Innocents, où les cadavres débordent des maisons, Nicolas Le Floch est appelé pour enquêter sur la mort suspecte d'un ancien contrôleur général de la Marine.--[Memento]
L'inconnu du Pont Notre-Dame by Jean-François Parot( Recording )

3 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'année du volcan by Jean-François Parot( Book )

1 edition published in 2014 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

1783, l'éruption d'un volcan islandais obscurcit le ciel. La terre tremble. La France a faim et frise la banqueroute. Catastrophes annonciatrices d'une révolution imminente ? C'est dans une atmosphère de " fin d'un monde " que se joue cette enquête de Nicolas Le Floch. Mandaté par Marie-Antoinette pour enquêter sur la mort d'un de ses proches, il se retrouve face à de douteuses pratiques : fausse monnaie ; escroqueries immobilières, épidémie d'écrits scandaleux... Nicolas devra plonger dans les bas-fonds du Paris de la corruption - croisant au détour d'une ruelle l'étrange comte de Cagliostro - pour traquer la vérité. Mesure-t-il l'ampleur de la gangrène qui gagne toute la société ? Un Le Floch de plus en plus noir, pour le plus grand plaisir de ses fans
 
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The Châtelet apprentice
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The man with the lead stomachThe phantom of rue RoyaleThe Saint-Florentin murdersThe baker's bloodThe Nicholas le Floch affairPhantom of the Rue Royale
Alternative Names
Jean-François Parot diplomate et écrivain français

Jean-François Parot Frans schrijver

Jean-François Parot französischer Diplomat und Schriftsteller

Jean-François Parot French diplomat and writer

Parot, Jean-François

파로, 장-프랑수아 1946-

ジャン=フランソワ・パロ

パロ, ジャン=フランソワ

Languages
French (202)

English (41)

Spanish (12)

Russian (11)

Japanese (6)

Italian (2)

Czech (1)