Tagged: publisher – Vintage Books

Thursbitch by

Part of my RIP reading Here John Turner was cast away in a heavy snow storm in the night in or about the year 1755. The...

Fatelessness by

On the 31st March 2016 Imre Kertész died. I hadn’t heard of him before I saw the post on Metafilter marking his passing, but in the...

The Children Act by

Does religious belief outweigh the fight for survival? and if the one battling for life is a child, who gets to rule on what is, and...

The chalk circle man by

Author: Fred Vargas ; trans from the french by Sian Reynolds
An Adamsberg novel

Chief Inspector Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg has recently been transferred to Paris. His police methods aren’t exactly standard procedure and his inspectors have a lot to get used to. But they can have no doubt that he is a born policeman, and while even he is unable to explain how he arrives at his conclusions he is usually correct. In this case he thinks that there is something strange about the blue chalk circles that have been appearing in the Parisian streets. He is convinced that there is something sinister about them.