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Jean-François Parot
Jean-Francois Parot is a diplomat and historian. His Nicolas Le Floch mysteries have been published to much acclaim in French and were enthusiastically reviewed on publication in English. show more

Jean-Francois Parot is a diplomat and historian. His Nicolas Le Floch mysteries have been published to much acclaim in French and were enthusiastically reviewed on publication in English.
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Birth date: June 27, 1946
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 1 year ago
Series : Nicolas Le Floch #1 I should write this in French but I don’t feel like it. Overall it was ok but not great, and the series has potential. My main issue with this book was that it took forever to read. It may have only been just 300-some pages, but it felt like almost a thousand. Now, I d...
onnurtilraun
onnurtilraun rated it 1 year ago
So, I've had two extremely busy weeks, but the time it took me to finish this book was still too much. But finally I made it (hooray for weekends). As for the book itself, after a very slow start (as you might have already guessed from my previous posts) the book found its footing and a good pace,...
DuncanH
DuncanH rated it 8 years ago
French? Check. Ancien régime? Check. Crime? Check. A pretty perfect holiday read for me then, or so I thought.While I can’t claim to know much about the period, I've enjoyed other books set around the era (Pure, The Count of Monte Cristo) and fancied returning to it. The opening scene had me excited...
Kim Reads and Bakes
Kim Reads and Bakes rated it 9 years ago
The second book in the Nicolas Le Floch series, this is competently written historical crime fiction. Its English title is The Man with the Lead Stomach. Set in Paris in 1761, it features young police officer Nicolas Le Floch, who investigates a murder which appears to be linked to political intrigu...
Bookloving writer
Bookloving writer rated it 10 years ago
I always like these mysteries. They're historic and set in France, which makes them even more interesting (not that I prefer French history to any other, it's just a bit more rare). This book seemed to be even more interesting than the others. The actual case, I mean. I won't go into any details, I'...
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