Pars vite et reviens tard

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Still the best novel by Fred Vargas, and it’s not even a contest. In the Parisian suburbs, primal fear sets in when buildings begin to be covered with a mysterious reversed “4,” announcing the return of the black plague. Comissaire Adamsberg and his unlikely team investigate… Outrageous characters, well-crafted intrigue, a noir masterpiece.
Pars vite et reviens tard by Fred Vargas, J’ai Lu
When he was a child, François-Xavier always kept a book in the pocket of his jeans. However, for the first decade of his working life, he put his love of books aside to embark on a successful career in human resources. At age 34, deciding that life was too short not enjoy every moment of it, François-Xavier quit his position, moved to Toulouse, and opened his own bookstore. Six years later, while L'Autre Rive was thriving in the Pink city, François-Xavier heard that the French Embassy was looking for someone to run a future bookshop, and he moved to New York in August of 2013. The fine selection of books on display at Albertine is a reflection of his hard work.
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