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The Black Tower - Louis Bayard
The Black Tower
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3.62 105
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780061173509 (0061173509)
ASIN: 61173509
Publisher: William Morrow
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Black Tower
bookshelves: books-with-a-passport, published-2008, spring-2010, france, historical-fiction, mystery-thriller Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Pressie from Wonderful Wanda Recommended for: Onwards to Laura Read from February 28 to March 02, 2010 I'm a man of a certain age - old enough to have been...
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3.0 The Black Tower: A Novel (P.S.)
While interesting, and it did make me want to read more by this author, it seemed to leave me with more questions than it answered, and a mild aftertaste. Vidcoq is the chief of a newly created plain-clothes police force in Paris. In order to solve a murder he drags in to help Hector Carpentier, p...
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3.0 The Black Tower
Title and Statement of Responsibility
Title and Statement of Responsibility rated it
3.0 The Black Tower
According to the author's note, this bit of historical fiction about the world's first police detective, Vidocq, and the dauphin in the tower is "about equal parts history and invention." That seems about right! A fun read.
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_The Black Tower_ by Louis Bayard is a very enjoyable historical fiction/mystery set in Paris and its environs during the period of the Bourban Bourbon Restoration, with numerous flashbacks to the Terror of the Revolution. It is a period of huge turmoil and horror for France, where hope and possibil...
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