Wash This Blood Clean from My Hand
A #1 bestselling author in France, Fred Vargas repeatedly captivates her many admirers across the globe with suspenseful mysteries featuring Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, ?a Gallic cousin to Ruth Rendell?s Chief Inspector Wexford? (The Washington Post). In the same way that Donna Leon?s... show more
A #1 bestselling author in France, Fred Vargas repeatedly captivates her many admirers across the globe with suspenseful mysteries featuring Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, ?a Gallic cousin to Ruth Rendell?s Chief Inspector Wexford? (The Washington Post). In the same way that Donna Leon?s Commissario Brunetti and Andrea Camilleri?s Inspector Montalbano have won countless fans on this side of the Atlantic due to Penguin?s robust commitment to the best international mystery writing, Vargas?s Commissaire Adamsberg is poised to conquer America in a series of novels that are ?truly original . . . like nothing else in contemporary fiction? (The Sunday Times, London), beginning with Wash This Blood Clean from My Hand.
Publish date: July 31st 2007
Pages no: 388
Edition language: English
, Mystery Thriller
, Murder Mystery
Series: Commissaire Adamsberg (#6)
bookshelves: one-penny-wonder, mystery-thriller, published-2004, france, winter-20142015, canada, quebec, paper-read, sciences, series, tbr-busting-2015, snow-times, next, bettie-s-law-of-excitement-lost Read from April 25, 2010 to February 02, 2015 ** spoiler alert ** Description: History repe...
I just couldn’t decide about this book, couldn’t get into it at first as plot took too long to get into, characters fab, but some of the things the main character did were not in keeping with a supposedly clever man. The coincidences were annoying, but overall the plot great and some of the minor c...
Prompted to search this out from my Mount TBR by Carey! I'll start it as soon as I finish the breathtakingly good The Dream of ScipioLeaning his shoulder against the dark basement wall, Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg stood contemplating the enormous central heating boiler which had suddenly stopped working...
This is Vargas "Québec" novel where she supposedly makes characters speaks in authentic "joual". Which might be funny for people who don't have any idea of what language people in Québec speak. One thing for sure it's not the language Vargas is using in her novel. That's the very very annoying part....
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