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Pars vite et reviens tard - Fred Vargas
Pars vite et reviens tard
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348pages. in8. Broché.
348pages. in8. Broché.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9782878581522 (2878581520)
Publisher: Viviane Hamy
Pages no: 346
Edition language: French
Series: Commissaire Adamsberg (#4)
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AC rated it
The main character is a sailor from Breton who, presumably, speaks in a Breton dialect. So the translator, genius that he is, decided that the way to translate this is to make him sound like a lower-class british sailor 'heave-ho, on yer arse, mate... oh, lordy, lordy!' from Liverpool (or whatever)....
EricCWelch rated it
How to can you not like a detective who supervises 26 other homicide flics and needs to use mnemonics such as acne, prognathous, solicitude, Marcel to associate names with faces, and who indulges in self-examination along the lines of "You think you're a million miles away from the likes of Favre, ...
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4.0 Pars Vite Et Reviens Tard (Nouveau Policier) (French Edition)
hat is a brilliant if somewhat quirky thriller. It's Adamsberg at the top of his game. Vargas writes an intricate tapestry of characters, a very scary bogey man, the threat of a black plague epidemic is a scary, scary thing. She uses history, psychology and an unorthodox way of putting things togeth...
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