L'Homme aux cercles bleus (Commissaire Adamsberg) by Fred Vargas

By Fred Vargas

« Victor, mauvais style, que fais-tu dehors ? » Ça amuse les Parisiens. Depuis quatre mois, cette word accompagne les cercles qui surgissent à l. a. nuit, tracés à l. a. craie sur les trottoirs de l. a. ville ; au centre de ces cercles, prisonniers, un débris, un déchet, un objet perdu : trombone, bougie, pince à épiler, yaourt, patte de pigeon… Le phénomène fait les délices des journalistes et de quelques psychiatres qui théorisent.

Le commissaire Adamsberg, lui, ne rit pas. Ces cercles et leur contenu hétéroclite « suintent » los angeles cruauté. Il le sait, il le sent : bientôt, de l’anodin saugrenu on passera au tragique.

Show description

Read Online or Download L'Homme aux cercles bleus (Commissaire Adamsberg) PDF

Best suspense books

The Scarecrow

Pressured out of the la instances amid the newest funds cuts, newspaperman Jack McEvoy comes to a decision to move out with a bang, utilizing his ultimate days on the paper to put in writing the definitive homicide tale of his profession.

He specializes in Alonzo Winslow, a 16-year-old drug broker in reformatory after confessing to a brutal homicide. yet as he delves into the tale, Jack realizes that Winslow's so-called confession is bogus. the child may well truly be innocent.

Jack is quickly operating together with his largest tale because the Poet made his profession years in the past. he's monitoring a killer who operates thoroughly less than police radar--and with excellent wisdom of any movement opposed to him. together with Jack's.

------------------
Overdrive obtain, DRM got rid of with calibre plugin

Cause of Death (Kay Scarpetta, Book 7)

Dr. Kay Scarpetta plunges into the murky depths of a boat graveyard to get well the very human continues to be of Ted Eddings, an investigative reporter. with her niece Lucy and police captain Pete Marino, Scarpetta will keep on with the scents of dying and violence to the guts of sinister darkness.

Fallen (Will Trent, Book 5)

There's no police education more suitable than a cop's intuition. religion Mitchell's mom isn't answering her mobile. Her entrance door is open. There's a bloodstain above the knob. every thing religion realized within the academy is going out the window whilst she fees into her mother's apartment, gun drawn.

Net of Cobwebs

Malcolm Drake have been a service provider seaman yet he had a worried breakdown and now he lives in his brother's apartment together with his sister-in-law and her sister, Virginia--and domineering Aunt Evie. whilst Aunt Evie drops useless at a celebration one night the rumors speedy unfold that he had anything to do with it.

Extra info for L'Homme aux cercles bleus (Commissaire Adamsberg)

Example text

He pointed past the edge of the umbrella at the eaves of the mansion. “If the wind comes too fast from the south, it whistles in the eaves. It can keep you awake nights. ” The explanation should have quieted her nerves, but it did not. That cry seemed too filled with emotion to be made by something inanimate. Suddenly, she remembered things that she should have asked Richard. Why had he been late? Why did Catherine, the waitress, fear him so? What was this curse that Aunt Cora talked about and which he called a “psychiatric problem"?

He was watching her over the rim of his cup as he sipped his coffee. Unexplainably, she remembered that he had opened her suitcases upon placing them in her room. She had still not been able to decide whether or not he had been snooping, whether such a gesture was only meant as a final courtesy. But this very direct gaze of his seemed to pry at her own eyes, to peel back her brain and seek for secrets. She didn't like that at all. �My room is wonderful,” she said. “I'm anxious to explore the grounds and do some riding.

Later that night, Cora came to Jenny's room. She was dressed in a lovely yellow lounging robe which contrasted with her dark beauty and her cultured dignity to make both those qualities even more evident. Jenny secretly hoped that, when she was Cora's age, she would look as feminine and sophisticated as her aunt. If I reach her age, she amended. And immediately, she wondered why she always had to have such negative thoughts. �I'd like to talk to you about Freya,” Cora Brucker said. She sat on the edge of the bed.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.32 of 5 – based on 13 votes