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Author: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
Publisher: London : MacLehose Press, 2014.
Series: Lemaitre, Pierre, 1951- Commandant Camille Verhoeven trilogy., 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he's happily married, and expecting his first child with the lovely Irene. But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder so savage that even the most hardened officers on the force are shaken to the core. In the face of the seemingly motiveless horror, only Verhoeven makes the vital connection - the crime scene resembles one described in a James Ellroy novel too  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Detective and mystery stories
Fiction
Mystery fiction
Translations into English
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pierre Lemaître; Frank Wynne
ISBN: 9780857052889 0857052888 9780857052896 0857052896
OCLC Number: 868378705
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Awards: Winner of Prix du Roman Policier du Festival de Cognac 2006
Winner of Prix du premier roman du Festival de Cognac 2006
Description: 398 pages ; 24 cm
Series Title: Lemaitre, Pierre, 1951- Commandant Camille Verhoeven trilogy., 2.
Other Titles: Travail soigné.
Responsibility: Pierre Lemaitre ; translated from the French by Frank Wynne.

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The first Camille Verhoeven investigation - a prequel to the acclaimed and bestselling Alex. Commandant Verhoeven is on the trail of a murderer with literary aspirations.  Read more...

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'Thrilling ... with a page-turning race to a grand-slam finish' Laura Wilson, Guardian. * Guardian * 'Irene builds on the considerable promise of Alex and confirms Camille Verh÷ven as one of the Read more...

 
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