The Resource Irène, Pierre Lemaitre ; translated by Frank Wynne

Irène, Pierre Lemaitre ; translated by Frank Wynne

Label
Irène
Title
Irène
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Pierre Lemaitre ; translated by Frank Wynne
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he's happily married, and expecting his first child with the lovely Irene. But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder so savage that even the most hardened officers on the force are shaken to the core. In the face of the seemingly motiveless horror, only Verhoeven makes the vital connection - the crime scene resembles one described in a James Ellroy novel too closely for there to be any coincidence. As the stylized murders continue, Verhoeven traces the crimes' literary inspirations, and risks his superiors' ire by taking out adverts to inform the killer of his progress. Before long, the case develops into a personal duel, with each man hell-bent on outsmarting his opponent. There can only be one winner - whoever has the least to lose ..
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BTCTA
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1951-
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Lemaître, Pierre
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
Literary form
fiction
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Wynne, Frank
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  • Serial murder investigation
  • Serial murderers
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Label
Irène, Pierre Lemaitre ; translated by Frank Wynne
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Publication
Note
First published in the United States by Quercus in 2014--t.p. verso
Control code
ocn866615105
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
452 p.
Isbn
9781623658007
Lccn
2014951595
System control number
(OCoLC)866615105
Label
Irène, Pierre Lemaitre ; translated by Frank Wynne
Publication
Note
First published in the United States by Quercus in 2014--t.p. verso
Control code
ocn866615105
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
452 p.
Isbn
9781623658007
Lccn
2014951595
System control number
(OCoLC)866615105

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