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The first Camille Verhoeven investigation - a prequel to the acclaimed and bestselling Alex - by the winner of the 2013 Prix Goncourt.

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For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he is happily married, expecting his first child with the lovely Irène. But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder of unprecedented savagery. Worse still, the press seem to have it in for him - his every move is headline news. When he discovers that the killer has killed before - that each murder is a homage to a classic crime novel - the fourth estate are quick to coin a nickname...The Novelist...With both men in the public eye, the case develops into a personal duel, each hell-bent on outsmarting the other. There can only be one winner - whoever has the least to lose...

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    MacLehose Press
  • Author
    Pierre Lemaitre
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    23.4 cm
  • Product Length
    3 cm
  • Product Width
    15.2 cm
  • Product Weight
    0.526 kg
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  • Country Of Origin
    United Kingdom
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