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Le Crime (Paperback)

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— Tom - Books Inc. in Berkeley


A cross between "The Spy Who Came in from the Cold" and" A Year in Provence"," " this ingenious thriller gets stunning raves from one and all:

"Unforgettable . . . combines elements of Agatha Christie and Robert Ludlum."

"A riveting murder mystery."
---"France"" Today"
"""Steiner sketches such a rich life for his tiny town that he makes you want to get on the next plane."
---"Chicago"" Tribune"
"""A beautiful crime novel."
---Thomas Perry, "New York"" Times "bestselling author of "Nightlife"
"""A page-turner---like a good Alan Furst or Graham Greene novel."
---"The Washingtonian"
"""Louis Morgon is a marvel."
---Olen Steinhauer, author of "Victory Square"
""""Le Crime" est superbe."
---Jim Fusilli, author of "Hard, Hard City"
""Former State Department expert Louis Morgon finds a murdered body on the doorstep of his charming little house in France, and he and the local gendarme team up to solve the murder. Thriller and mystery lovers: Bon appetit.

About the Author

Also known for his cartoons in The New Yorker, this is Peter Steiner's first novel in the Louis Morgon thriller series; the second, L'Assassin, was published by Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Minotaur. Le Crime was originally published in hardcover under the title A French Country Murder.

Praise For…

“A fantastic novel, at once a gripping political thriller, and a complex mystery tale.”
---David Brooks, author of Bobos in Paradise

“Le Carré and Deighton fans will welcome Steiner’s engaging first novel.”
---Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9780312380663
ISBN-10: 0312380666
Publisher: Minotaur Books
Publication Date: July 8th, 2008
Pages: 246
Language: English