The Adversary

The Adversary

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Who could have imagined Romand as a murderer? He was, after all, a noted doctor at the World Health Organization, a groundbreaking researcher with connections to international humanitarian figures, a financial wizard entrusted with his in-law's life savings, a loving son who called his parents every evening to say good night. If there was a problem, no one knew it. As it turned out, there were many: Romand had no medical degree; he had no job; he knew no influential contacts; he had spent his in-law's money. And when a relative went to break the terrible news of the murder of his wife and children to Romand's parents, they too were dead - murdered by the stranger who had been their son,show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 110 x 177 x 16mm | 129g
  • Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 074755417X
  • 9780747554172
  • 275,565

About Emmanuel Carrère

Emmanuel Carrere is one of France's most critically acclaimed authors. His novels include The Moustache and Class Trip, winner of the prestigious Prix Femina. He has also written a biography of Philip K. Dick. A major bestseller in France, The Adversary is being published in eighteen countries. Carrere lives in Paris.show more

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2 5% (185)
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