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The dark angel

Author: Dominique Sylvain; Nick Caistor
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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On the one hand, there's Lola. She's a grumpy retired police commissioner who cannot go a day without her best friend: red wine. On the other hand, there's Ingrid, an American girl in love with Paris. She gives massages all day long and does stripteases at night. When a local girl is murdered - her body mutilated in the most cruel and unusual manner - suspicion falls on Maxime Duchamp, a charming restaurateur whose  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dominique Sylvain; Nick Caistor
ISBN: 9780857052148 0857052144
OCLC Number: 864729838
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Winner of Grand Prix des Lectrices de Elle: Categorie Policier (Elle Readers Grand Prize: Crime) 2005
Description: 276 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Dominique Sylvain ; translated from the French by Nick Caistor.

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Introducing Lola Jost and Ingrid Diesel, a mismatched pair of amateur sleuths always one step ahead of the Paris police...  Read more...

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'An echo of Chandler's gallant, world-weary Philip Marlowe ... Sylvain successfully weaves a spider's web of unexplained events, suspicions and compelling motivations' Glasgow Herald. * Glasgow Read more...

 
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