The Chalk Circle Man
Publish date: June 30th 2009
Pages no: 247
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, French Literature
Series: Commissaire Adamsberg (#1)
Sadly, not for me. I'm just baffled.
It is interesting and strange that I want so much to write about a book that only gets four-stars (4 stars being, in my inflated world, tantamount to saying it was only so-so... though this book is better than just so-so.I don't know quite why I've suddenly fallen into with this genre. I can't imagi...
The first book in the Commissaire Adamsberg series (though not translated into English first). Newly tranferred to Paris from the Pyrenees, Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg has a rather unconventional way of looking at crimes. When blue chalk cirlces start showing up all over Paris he is sure s...
Finished this today on the bus. Some of it is a bit clumsy but overall an excellent crime/detective book. Set in Paris. This one is the first in a series with Adamsberg as the detective.
√This is Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg bow novel. It's excellent. Vargas hits all the right buttons and I didn't see the resolution of the plot coming. Vargas has been a favorite for many years on the best seller lists in French speaking worlds. I didn't get on that bandwagon years ago and I am just now g...