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Blood Red Rivers By Jean-Christophe Grange

Blood Red Rivers
by Jean-Christophe Grange

In a world of knife-edge glaciers a hideous crime leads two maverick detectives to confront the limits of human evil. Meanwhile, in a town in south-west France, Karim Abdouf, a young Arab policeman, is trying to find out why the tomb of a young child has been desecrated.
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Blood Red Rivers by Jean-Christophe Grange

In a world of knife-edge glaciers a hideous crime leads two maverick detectives to confront the limits of human evil. A corpse is discovered wedged in an isolated crevice. It has been horribly mutilated. The brilliant but violent ex-commando Pierre Niemans is sent from Paris to the French Alps to lead the investigation. Meanwhile, in a town in south-west France, Karim Abdouf, a young Arab policeman, is trying to find out why the tomb of a young child has been desecrated. When a second baby is found, high up in a glacier, the paths of the two policemen are joined in the search for their killers, a trail that embroils them in the mysterious cult of the blood red rivers.

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Blood Red Rivers Reviews


"An enthralling read" * New Statesman *
"A gripping story and racy narrative" * Sunday Telegraph *
"The best thriller since The Silence of the Lambs" * Figaro *
"Grange has turned out a rip-roaring shocker that begins smashingly; skirts the spooky supernatural amid graveyards, ruins, wild landscapes and night-scapes for 300 gripping pages; and at last collapses into the macabre 18th century fantasies of Maturin and Mrs. Radcliffe" -- Eugen Weber * Los Angeles Times *
"Smart and intense, Blood Red Rivers will have you turning pages at a furious clip" -- Peter Mergendahl * Denver Rocky Mountain News *

About Jean-Christophe Grange


JEAN-CHRISTOPHE GRANGE was born in 1961. He was a journalist before he set up his own press agency. His second novel, Blood Red Rivers, has been made into a successful film - with the title The Crimson Rivers - directed by Mathieu Kassovitz. The Empire of the Wolves is Grange's fourth novel. All of his novels are sold to film, and he is a film scholar himself.

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GOR001225834
Blood Red Rivers by Jean-Christophe Grange
Jean-Christophe Grange
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2003-06-05
336
0099449021
9780099449027
N/A
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