White Leopard by Laurent GuillaumeWhite Leopard by Laurent Guillaume

White Leopard

byLaurent GuillaumeEditorSophie Weiner

Paperback | November 19, 2015

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A man torn between two continents finds himself in a dangerous confrontation between tradition and corruption. Solo is a former cop who ran away from a dark past in France to start his life over again in Bamako, Mali, as a PI. An ordinary case turns out to be not so ordinary. The drug mule gets her throat slit. The French lawyer is too beautiful and too well-informed. The cocaine is too plentiful. This is classic hard-boiled noir with a modern twist set in Africa.
Laurent Guillaume is a multiple-award-winning French writer and former police officer. In law enforcement, he worked anti-gang, narcotics, financial crimes, and served in Mali as advisor to the local police.Sophie Weiner is a freelance translator and book publishing assistant from Baltimore, Maryland. After earning degrees in French fr...
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Title:White LeopardFormat:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.57 inPublished:November 19, 2015Publisher:Le French BookLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1939474507

ISBN - 13:9781939474506

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"Fans of classic hard-boiled PI fiction will relish Guillaume's first book to be translated into English... He delivers a tale of high-level corruption that will resonate with James Ellroy readers." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY STARRED REVIEW and Book of the Week"A thrill ride of epic proportions-the real deal! The perfect combination of street smarts and literary talent." -Craig Johnson, NYT-bestselling author of the Walt Longmire Mysteries, a Netflix drama"This is crime fiction as hard-boiled as it gets. Guillaume, winner of literary prizes in France, is likely to win fans here, too." -Booklist "West Africa is brought vividly to life in this enthralling, fast-paced noir." -Foreword Reviews "A powerful novel with keys to understanding what is at play in Mali." -Midi Libre "Guillaume displays remarkable knowledge about Mali and its underworld." -Liberation "Guillaume's energetic writing offers readers a hard-boiled mystery set in a Sahel eaten away by corruption." -Alibi Magazine"An intensely true-to-life mystery on steroids. It's raw, authentic and topical." -Emotions Literary Blog "Guillaume's familiarity with the Mali government and community is evident in his vivid, unflinching portrayal of the novel's setting and characters." - Killer Nashville Book of the Day "No matter how gritty a hardboiled detective novel can be, it'll always get grittier in the Sahara." -Book Page