Tag Archives: French author

The son

translated from French by Adriana Hunter It is eleven days since our first person narrator has died. He was just twenty one years old when m [...]

Manon Lescaut

Read online – Gutenberg This is a book I would never have picked up if not for the fact that it is on the reading list of an online co [...]

Obsidian and Blood

The Acatl stories : Servant of the Underworld, Harbinger of the Storm, and Master of the House of Darts. Recieved free from Netgalley. Acatl [...]

The devil in the flesh

by Raymond Radiguet translated by Christopher Moncrieff

Although the


The chalk circle man

Author: Fred Vargas ; trans from the french by Sian Reynolds An Adamsberg novel Chief Inspector Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg has recently bee [...]

This Night’s Foul Work

Author: Fred Vargas Trans: Sian Reynolds

As you may already know I'm a big fan of Fred Vargas' work and while this one is a library cop [...]


The Three Evangelists

The first Vargas book I read was Seeking Whom He May Devour, which I loved, and the reason I picked it up was because I liked t [...]

Seeking Whom He May Devour

Fred Vargas Trans from the French: David Bellos Yes again a cover influenced purchase, so I am glad to report that a good cover can lead to [...]

The Masked Ball and other stories

Trans: A.Craig Bell ISBN: 075091467X Sticking with the French theme I picked up The Masked Ball and other stories by Alexandre Dumas when I [...]