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An Uncertain Place (Paperback)

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By Fred Vargas, Sian Reynolds (Translator)
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From the #1 bestselling French author and three-time winner of the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger Award.

When Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, the chief of police in Paris's seventh arrondissement, is called to the scene of a ghastly and highly unusual murder, he thinks it can't have anything to do with the nine pairs of shoes and severed feet discovered outside of London's Highgate Cemetery just a few days earlier. With the help of the murdered man's gifted physician, Adamsberg delves into the victim's disturbed psyche and unexpectedly finds himself on a path that takes him deep into the haunted past of Eastern Europe, where a centuries-old horror has come to life and is claiming victims far and wide.
A Climate of Fear, the latest Commissaire Adamsberg mystery, will soon be available from Penguin.

About the Author


Fred Vargas, historian and archaeologist, is a number-one bestselling author in France, Germany and Italy. She is the author of eight novels featuring Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, and has won the Crime Writers' Association's International Dagger Award three out of the last five years.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780143120049
ISBN-10: 0143120042
Publisher: Penguin Books
Publication Date: October 25th, 2011
Pages: 408
Language: English
Series: Commissaire Adamsberg Mysteries