byJEAN-CLAUDE IZZOTranslated byHoward Curtis

Paperback | August 24, 2018

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Book Two in the Marseilles Trilogy

This second novel in Izzo's acclaimed Marseilles trilogy is a touching tribute to the author's beloved city, in all its color and complexity. Fabio Montale is an unwitting hero in this city of melancholy beauty.

Fabio Montale has left a police force marred by corruption, xenophobia, and greed. But getting out is not going to be so easy. When his cousin's son goes missing, Montale is dragged back onto the mean streets of a violent, crime-infested Marseilles. To discover the truth about the boy's disappearance, he infiltrates a dangerous underworld of mobsters, religious fanatics, crooked cops, and ordinary people whom desperation has driven to extremes.

Jean-Claude Izzo was born in Marseilles in 1945. Best known for the Marseilles trilogy (Total Chaos,Chourmo,Solea), Izzo is also the author ofThe Lost Sailors andA Sun for the Dying. Izzo is widely considered the founder of the modern Mediterranean noir movement. He died in 2000 at the age of 55. For Europa Editions,Howard Curtis h...
Title:ChourmoFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:256 pages, 8.24 X 5.42 X 0.75 inShipping dimensions:256 pages, 8.24 X 5.42 X 0.75 inPublished:August 24, 2018Publisher:Europa EditionsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1609454502

ISBN - 13:9781609454500

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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