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The Chalk Circle Man By Fred Vargas

The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas

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Summary

In spite of all this his colleagues are forced to admit that he is a born cop.

When strange blue chalk circles start appearing overnight on the pavements of Paris, only Adamsberg takes them - and the increasingly bizarre objects found within them - seriously.

The Chalk Circle Man Summary

The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas

Winner of The Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie International Dagger

Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg is not like other policemen. His methods appear unorthodox in the extreme: he doesn't search for clues; he ignores obvious suspects and arrests people with cast-iron alibis; he appears permanently distracted. In spite of all this his colleagues are forced to admit that he is a born cop.

When strange blue chalk circles start appearing overnight on the pavements of Paris, only Adamsberg takes them - and the increasingly bizarre objects found within them - seriously. And when the body of a woman with her throat savagely cut is found in one, only Adamsberg realises that other murders will soon follow...

'The hottest property in contemporary crime fiction' Guardian

The Chalk Circle Man Reviews

Rich and witty * Independent *
She wants to surprise, unsettle, frustrate and amuse - and succeeds in writing a gripping novel that takes readers out of their comfort zones * The Scotsman *
The hottest property in contemporary crime fiction * Guardian *
The novel shows Vargas in riveting form right from the start of her writing career * The Times *
Witty, inventive and vaguely surreal, this novel should win over the most diehard crime fiction fans -- Melissa McClemets * Financial Times *

About Fred Vargas

Fred Vargas was born in Paris in 1957. A historian and archaeologist by profession, she is now a bestselling novelist. Her books have sold over 10 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 45 languages.

Additional information

GOR001827973
9780099488972
0099488973
The Chalk Circle Man by Fred Vargas
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2010-02-04
256
Winner of CWA International Dagger 2009
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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