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Vargas, Fred

Summary: Each day, inhabitants of a small community in the French Alps find another of their ewes with its throat cut. When one of the villagers too is killed people begin to wonder: could it be the work of a werewolf? Soon suspicion falls on Massart, one of the villagers, because of his beardlessness (according to popular legend, werewolves have no hair on their bodies because they are inside the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: On the outskirts of Paris, two men have been found with their throats cut, and despite the common assumption that the crime is a drug-related incident, Commissaire Adamsberg becomes convinced that the deaths are the work of a serial killer with split personalities and enlists the assistance of pathologist Ariane Lagarde to help him unravel the truth.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2008

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: "In a small Parisian square, the ancient tradition of the town crier continues into modern times. The self-appointed crier, Joss Le Guern, reads out the daily news, snippets of gossip, and lately, ominous messages placed in his handmade wooden message box by an annonymous source that warn of an imminent onset of the bubonic plague."

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2005

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: When strange blue chalk circles start appearing overnight on the pavements of Paris, the press take up the story with amusement and psychiatrists trot out their theories. Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, a policeman, is alone in thinking that this is not a game and far from amusing.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Editions J'ai lu 2008

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: Une dame âgée est retrouvée morte chez elle. Tout laisse penser à un suicide. Sauf un étrange motif dessiné à proximité de la baignoire. C'est le départ d'une enquête qui va mener Adamsberg et ses hommes dans le Creux, coin perdu des Yvelines, mais aussi en Islande, sur un bout de roche maudit nommé l'île aux Renards et leur faire remonter le temps, à l'époque de la Révolution, et des séances...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flammarion 2015

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: "When Commissaire Adamsberg, the chief of police in Paris's 7th 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2011

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Vargas, Fred.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2007

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Vargas, Fred

Summary: "A woman is found murdered in her bathtub, and the murder has been made to look like a suicide. But a strange symbol found at the crime scene leads the local police to call Commissaire Adamsberg and his team. When the symbol is found near the body of a second disguised suicide, a pattern begins to emerge: both victims were part of a disastrous expedition to Iceland over ten years ago where a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2017

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Vargas, Fred

Summary: Si on aime l'insolite tant dans l'intrigue que chez les personnages, voici un roman policier tráes âecrit et rempli de digressions divertissantes.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Editions J'ai lu 2004

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: A small mountain community in the French Alps is horrified when a sheep is found with its throat torn out. One villager believes it may be a werewolf, and she subsequently suffers a similar death. Commissaire Adamsberg is summoned from the city to assist in the investigation.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2006

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Vargas, Fred.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Thomson/Gale 2007

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Vargas, Fred.

Summary: Une jeune fille assassinée par trois coups de poinçon, un ivrogne qui ne se souvient de rien mais que tout accuse... Pour le commissaire Adamsberg, il n'y a aucun doute : le passé refait surface. Le tueur au trident est de retour. Celui-là même qui avait poignardé la fiancée de Raphaël, le frère du commissaire, des années plus tôt dans leur contrée natale des Pyrénées. Seul hic : l'homme est...

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Publisher / Publication Date: J'ai lu 2013

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1 available in Foreign Language, Call number: 468 VAR FRENCH

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