An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg)

An Uncertain Place (Commissaire Adamsberg)

Fred Vargas


From the number 1 bestselling French writer and three-time winner of the Crime Writers' Association's overseas Dagger Award.

When Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, the manager of police in Paris's 7th arrondissement, is termed to the scene of a ghastly and hugely strange homicide, he thinks it cannot have whatever to do with the 9 pairs of boots and severed toes chanced on outdoors of London's Highgate Cemetery quite a few days previous. With assistance from the murdered man's talented surgeon, Adamsberg delves into the victim's disturbed psyche and without warning reveals himself on a direction that takes him deep into the haunted previous of jap Europe, the place a centuries-old horror has come to existence and is claiming sufferers some distance and wide.

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