Strangled in Paris

Strangled in Paris

3.17 (128 ratings by Goodreads)
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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 as ruthlessly preyed on as ever they were -
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Product details

  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 26mm | 299.37g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1906040370
  • 9781906040376
  • 256,765

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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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About Claude Izner

Claude Izner is the pseudonym of two sisters, both booksellers on the banks of the Seine in Paris. Prolific authors in France for children and adults, they are also experts in 19th century art and literature.
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128 ratings
3.17 out of 5 stars
5 9% (11)
4 30% (38)
3 37% (47)
2 20% (26)
1 5% (6)
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