The Body In The Castle Well: A Mystery Of The French Countryside

April 16, 2020|
The Body In The Castle Well: A Mystery Of The French Countryside by Martin Walker
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When Claudia Muller, a young American woman, turns up dead in the courtyard of an ancient castle in his jurisdiction, Bruno Courrèges initially assumes that she died of an overdose. But Claudia’s doctor soon persuades him that things may not be so simple, setting Bruno on an investigation that will lead him from the Renaissance to the French Resistance and beyond. Claudia had been studying with Monsieur de Bourdeille, a renowned art historian who became extraordinarily wealthy through the sale of paintings that may have been falsely attributed—or so Claudia suggested shortly before her death. In his younger days, Bourdeille had aided the Resistance and been arrested by a Vichy police officer whose own life story also becomes inexorably entangled with the case. Also in the mix is a young falconer who works at the Château des Milandes, the former home of fabled jazz singer Josephine Baker. Once again, it’s up to Bruno to make sure that justice is served—along with a generous helping of his signature Périgordian cuisine, of course.
Martin Walker is a senior fellow of the Global Business Policy Council, a private think tank based in Washington, D.C. His previous novels in the Bruno series are Black Diamond; Bruno, Chief of Police; The Children Return; The Crowded Grave; The Dark Vineyard; The Devil’s Cave; Fatal Pursuit;...
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Title:The Body In The Castle Well: A Mystery Of The French CountrysideFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:352 pages, 7.99 X 5.15 X 0.78 inShipping dimensions:352 pages, 7.99 X 5.15 X 0.78 inPublished:16 avril 2020Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing GroupLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0525435727

ISBN - 13:9780525435723

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