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The Saint-Florentin murders

Author: Jean-François Parot
Publisher: London : Gallic, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery stories
French fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean-François Parot
ISBN: 9781906040246 1906040249
OCLC Number: 620358075
Notes: "A Nicolas Le Floch investigation."
Awards: Short-listed for CWA International Dagger 2011
Description: xvi, 414 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Crime de l'hôtel Saint-Florentin.
Responsibility: Jean-François Parot ; translated from the French by Howard Curtis.

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An adventure of debauchery, espionage, and the follies of a young court where ancient rivalries and grudges still linger.  Read more...

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'A terrific debut from a French author and diplomat... Brilliantly evokes the casual brutality of life in 18th-century France.' Joan Smith, Sunday Times 'An engaging murder mystery that picks away at Read more...

 
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