Murder in Memoriam by Didier Daeninckx
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Recipient of the French "Detective Fiction Prize" in 1984, this novel features the laconic Inspector Cadin in his attempt to solve the puzzling double murder of a father and son. The trail of clues he must follow leads to the time of the German occupation of France during World War II.

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DIDIER DAENINCKX is France's leading political crime writer. He has written more than forty books, including Murder in Memoriam, also available from Melville House. Also a journalist and author of literary fiction, he won the 2012 Prix Goncourt de la Nouvelle for his short-story collection L'espoire en contrebande.

Author Residence: Paris

Author Hometown: Paris
Published January 1, 1992 by Serpent's Tail. 176 pages
Genres: Education & Reference, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Barely twelve hours after being named the newly elected Socialist party presidential candidate, François Hollande (who was of course later to be elected President of France) performed his first official act - he unveiled a plaque on a bridge over the river Seine in Clichy in honour of a tragedy t...

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