The Predator of Batignolles

The Predator of Batignolles : The Fifth Victor Legris Mystery

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In the turbulent Parisian summer of 1893,Victor Legris has vowed to give up the dangerous hobby of amateur sleuthing to concentrate on selling books. But a murderer is at large in Paris, intent on revenge for events that took place many years before during the Commune. And when a bookbinder friend of Victor's becomes the latest victim of the mysterious Leopard, the young bookseller feels impelled to resume his detective work and uncover the identity of the Batignolles predator.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 128 x 194 x 28mm | 299.37g
  • Gallic Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrations,map
  • 1906040257
  • 9781906040253
  • 204,285

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Full of pungent period detail - a satisfyingly convoluted yarn.A" Observer. Claude Izner - brilliantly evokes 1890s Paris - in a cracking, highly satisfying yarn.A" Guardian. A charming journey through the life and intellectual times of an eraA" Le Monde

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About Claude Izner

Pseudonym of two sisters, both booksellers on the banks of the Seine in Paris. Prolific authors in France for children and adults. Experts in 19th century art and literature

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