The Chatelet Apprentice, Paperback Book

Description

Its France, 1761. Beyond the glittering court of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour at Versailles, lies Paris, a capital in the grip of crime and immorality ...A police officer disappears and Nicolas Le Floch, a young recruit to the force, is instructed to find him.

When unidentified human remains suddenly come to light, he seems to have a murder investigation on his hands.

As the city descends into Carnival debauchery, Le Floch will need all his skill, courage and integrity to unravel a mystery which threatens to implicate the highest in the land.

This is the first in a series of six historical crime novels which has sold in excess of 400,000 copies in French.

The author brings eighteenth century Paris vividly to life and the story features real-life characters Madame de Pompadour and Loius XV as well as engaging hero Nicolas le Floch.

It is soon to be adapted for French Television.

Information

  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 403 pages
  • Publisher: Gallic Books
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Historical mysteries
  • ISBN: 9781906040062

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