Seeking Whom He May Devour
By (author) Fred Vargas
Seeking Whom He May Devour by Fred Vargas
Book DescriptionIn this frightening and surprising novel, the eccentric,wayward genius of Commissaire Adamsberg is pitted against the deep-rooted mysteries of one Alpine village's history and a very present problem: wolves. Disturbing things have been happening up in the French mountains; more and more sheep are being found with their throats torn out. The evidence points to a wolf of unnatural size and strength. However Suzanne Rosselin thinks it is the work of a werewolf. Then Suzanne is found slaughtered in the same manner. Her friend Camille attempts, with Suzanne's son Soliman and her shepherd, Watchee, to find out who, or what, is responsible and they call on Commissaire Adamsberg for help. Winner of the CWA International Dagger for Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780099515975
(198mm x 129mm x 22mm)
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 3-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Ghost Riders of Ordebec, Paperback (February 2014)
'People will die,' says the panic-stricken woman outside police headquarters. She refuses to speak to anyone besides Commissaire Adamsberg. Her daughter has seen a vision: ghostly horsemen who target the most nefarious characters in Normandy.
Uncertain Place, Paperback (April 2012)» View all books by Fred Vargas
Three-times winner of the CWA International Dagger for Crime Fiction Commissaire Adamsberg has left Paris for a police conference in London, accompanied by anglophile Commandant Danglard and Estalere, a young sergeant. The city offers a welcome change of scenery until a gruesome discovery is made.
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Author Biography - Fred Vargas
Fred Vargas was born in Paris in 1957. A historian and archaeologist by profession, she is now a bestselling novelist. Her books have sold over 10 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 45 languages.
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