Death in the Dordogne by Louis Sanders

Death in the Dordogne

Louis Sanders

An interestingly different take on the 'idyllic' lives of the English (and other nationalities)abroad. Or what to do if you find yourself living in a strange country; with very strange and possibly homicidal neighbours. A good start to a projected series by a new author.


She broke into the same peals of laughter as the doctor and I had an uncomfortable feeling, on the one hand, that all of rural France was in league against me and, on the other hand, that they demonstrated a disquieting indifference towards a murder that had taken place under our very noses.

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