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Donadieu's will

Author: Georges Simenon; Stuart Gilbert
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The body of Oscar Donadieu, a heroic figure in the small town of La Rochelle, is found floating in the harbor that is home port to the ships that contribute to the vast Donadieu family fortunes. As his family tries to function without their patriarch, extraordinary entanglements emerge. Into this web of festering relationships comes Phillipe Dargens, an ambitious young man who hopes to marry into the family.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989.
Donadieu's will.
San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, ©1991
(OCoLC)654295441
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georges Simenon; Stuart Gilbert
ISBN: 0151263108 : 9780151263103
OCLC Number: 22494240
Notes: Translation of: Le Testament Donadieu.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: 343 pages ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Testament Donadieu.
Responsibility: Georges Simenon ; translated by Stuart Gilbert.

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The body of Oscar Donadieu, a heroic figure in the small town of La Rochelle, is found floating in the harbor that is home port to the ships that contribute to the vast Donadieu family fortunes. As his family tries to function without their patriarch, extraordinary entanglements emerge. Into this web of festering relationships comes Phillipe Dargens, an ambitious young man who hopes to marry into the family. Suspicions of murder abound, as assorted intrigues bubble just beneath the surface of life in this provincial world.

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