On Sale: March 12, 2019
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This atmospheric noir novel retraces the steps that led
to a murder off the coast of Brittany, probing the
relationship between law and justice.
depressed town on France's northern coast, a man named
Martial Kermeur has been arrested for the murder of real
estate developer Antoine Lazenec after throwing him
overboard. Called before a judge, Kermeur goes back to the
beginning to explain what brought him to this desperate
point: his divorce, his son's acting out, layoffs at his
job, and, above all, Lazenec's dazzling project for a
seaside resort. The temptation to invest all of your
severance pay in a beautiful apartment with a view of the
sea is great. But still, it has to be built.
subtle, enthralling novel, Tanguy Viel examines not only the
psychology of a crime, but also the larger social ills that
may offer its justification.
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