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Strangled in Paris

Author: Claude Izner
Publisher: London : Gallic Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Why would anyone strangle a humble seamstress with no known enemies? When newly-married bookseller Victor Legris is asked to solve the murder of Louise Fontaine in the abattoir district of La Villette, he is initially baffled by the case. But as the investigation progresses, Victor, along with his assistant and brother-in-law Joseph, discovers that in belle-epoque Paris young girls with no money or background are  Read more...
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Genre/Form: French fiction
Mystery fiction
Detective and mystery fiction
Fiction
History
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claude Izner
ISBN: 9781906040376 1906040370
OCLC Number: 747760961
Language Note: Text in English, translated from French.
Description: 320 pages ; 20 cm.
Other Titles: Talisman de la Villette.
Responsibility: Claude Izner ; translated by Jennifer Higgins.

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Why would anyone strangle a humble seamstress with no known enemies? When newly-married bookseller Victor Legris is asked to solve the murder of Louise Fontaine in the abattoir district of La  Read more...

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'A charming journey through the life and intellectual times of an era' Le Monde 'Witty and creepy' Independent on Sunday 'Cracking' The Guardian 'Full of pungent period detail' The Observer

 
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