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Grandville bête noir : a fantasy

Author: Bryan Talbot
Publisher: London : Jonathan Cape, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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At Toad Hall, lair of multibillionaire Baron Aristotle Krapaud, a cabal of industrialists and fat cats plot the violent overthrow of the French state by the intervention of horribly beweaponed automaton soldiers. Meanwhile, the brutal murder of a famous Parisian artist, mysteriously stabbed to death in his locked and guarded studio, is subject to the investigations of the tenacious Detective Inspector LeBrock of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Detective and mystery comic books, strips, etc
Steampunk comic books, strips, etc
Comic books, strips, etc
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Talbot
ISBN: 9780224096249 0224096249
OCLC Number: 822231635
Notes: "A Detective-Inspector Lebrock of Scotland Yard scientific-romance thriller"--Cover.
"Third stand-alone volume of the ... Grandeville series"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 95 pages : color illustrations ; 31 cm
Other Titles: Bête noir
Responsibility: by Bryan Talbot.

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At Toad Hall, lair of multibillionaire. Baron Aristotle Krapaud, a cabal of industrialists and fat cats plot the violent overthrow of the French state by the intervention of horribly beweaponed  Read more...

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