Fred Vargas

Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau (Paris, 7th June 1957), known by the pseudonym Fred Vargas, is a French writer, archaeozoologist and medievalist, and author of crime fiction novels. The daughter of writer Philippe Audoin (surrealist, a friend of Breton), she has a twin sister, Jo Vargas, who is a painter, while her brother is the historian Stéphane Audoin-Rouzeau. … Continue reading “Fred Vargas”

Review: Dark Sacred Night, 2018 (Ballard Series #2 and Harry Bosh Series #21) by Michael Connelly

Esta entrada es bilingüe, para ver la versión en castellano desplazarse hacia abajo Orion, 2018. Format: Kindle edition. File size: 1129 KB. Print Length: 448 pages. ASIN: B079753GG4. eISBN: 978-1-4091-8275-7. First paragraph: The patrol officers had left the front door open. They thought they were doing her a favor, airing the place out. But that … Continue reading “Review: Dark Sacred Night, 2018 (Ballard Series #2 and Harry Bosh Series #21) by Michael Connelly”

Review: Have Mercy on Us All, 2001 (Adamsberg #3) by Ferd Vargas (Tran: David Bellos)

Esta entrada es bilingüe, para ver la versión en castellano desplazarse hacia abajo Vintage, 2004. Format: Paperback. First published in Great Britain in 2003 by The Harvill Press. Originally published in French as Pars vite et reviens tard by Édtions Viviane Hamy, Paris 2001. English translation by David Bellos, 2003. ISBN: 9780099453642. 400 pages. Synopsis: … Continue reading “Review: Have Mercy on Us All, 2001 (Adamsberg #3) by Ferd Vargas (Tran: David Bellos)”

My Ten Books of Summer 2017 Wrap-up

My original intention was to read: The Serpent Pool, by Martin Edwards Even the Dead, by Benjamin Black Death on the Nile, by Agatha Christie The Honourable Schoolboy, by John Le Carré A Demon in my View, by Ruth Rendell An April Shroud, by Reginald Hill The Hollow Man, by John Dickson Carr Shake Hands … Continue reading “My Ten Books of Summer 2017 Wrap-up”