The Dark Vineyard by Martin Walker
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The Dark Vineyard Summary
Benoît (Bruno) Courrègesdevoted friend, cuisinier extraordinaire and the town's only municipal policemanrushes to the scene when a research station for genetically modified crops is burned down outside Saint-Denis. Bruno immediately suspects a group of fervent environmentalists who live nearby, but the fire is only the first in a string of mysteries centering on the regions fertile soil.
The Dark Vineyard Reviews
"[A] lyrical sequel...his villagers are no more immune from modern times than the rest of us--they just drink better wine." - Publishers Weekly
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The Dark Vineyard Reader Reviews
Rated of 5
Martin Walker Author Biography
Martin Walker is senior director of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think-tank based in Washington, DC. He is also editor emeritus of United Press International and was a journalist with The Guardian for 25 years, serving as bureau chief in Moscow and the United States. He has written for such publications as The New York Times, The New Yorker and The Times Literary Supplement. He appears regularly on the BBC and CNN. He is the author of three works of non-fiction, including The Cold War: A History, named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and a historical novel, The Caves of Périgord. He lives with his wife in Washington, DC, and in the Dordogne region of France.
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