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L'Assassin

by Peter Steiner

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L'Assassin by Peter Steiner
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  • Published Jul 2008
    288 pages
    Genre: Thrillers

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Louis Morgon is living a quiet life of good food, good wine, and good friends. When his house is burglarized, he thinks nothing of it. But the burglar and the motive for the burglary are not as simple as they seem. And the consequences of the seemingly trivial break-in will lead Louis and his loved ones to the end of the earth---and quite possibly to the end of their lives.

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"Starred Review. Canny and brave, Louis is more than up to the task of defending himself from the cruel and loathsome Bowes." - Publishers Weekly.

"New Yorker cartoonist Steiner's best passages explore the subtler colors in human relationships, and his prose is packed with quirky surprises. Think of the overly twisty plot as a MacGuffin for a series of sublimely observed scenes." - Kirkus Reviews.

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This is the sequel to Le Crime, published in hardcover as A French Country Murder.

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