Death in the Dordogne

Death in the Dordogne

by Adriana Hunter (Translator), Louis Sanders (Author)

Synopsis

When you moved out of North London to a picturesque hamlet in the Dordogne no one said it would be like this in February: freezing cold, dark by mid-afternoon and so quiet. Members of the Caminade family keep dying in suspicious circumstances, and the doctor knows more about it than he's prepared to reveal. You're sure there's a murderer at large: could it be the Old Dutch Woman or her deranged son, or the Mad Englishman from over the hill, and could you be the next victim, maybe you're imagining things, maybe it's the whisky, but then what's that scratching sound coming from the other half of the house...The first in a series, Death in the Dordogne portrays a rural France very different from A Year in Provence and other saccharine tales of expatriate derring-do. It is an essential book for everyone planning to go on a French holiday.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
Publisher: Serpent's Tail
Published: 28 Mar 2002

ISBN 10: 185242673X
ISBN 13: 9781852426736

Media Reviews
?An affectionately teasing portrait of hapless British expats out of their depth. A must-read for anyone thinking of renting a g?te in France? Mich?le Roberts
Author Bio
Louis Sanders studied English at the Sorbonne and lived for several years in Britain. Death in the Dordogne was his debut novel, and the first in a series set among the British community in the Dordogne. He now lives in the Dordogne with his English wife.