Hector Loursat, a lawyer, has lived as a drunken recluse since his wife left him 18 years before. Estranged even from his own daughter, his mind is numbed by bottles of Burgundy. But when a body is found in his home, the investigation unearths secrets that shake Loursat's seclusion to the core.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Penguin Books, London, 2004. Pictorial Wraps. Book Condition: Fine. First Thus. Translated by Geoffrey Sainsbury. With updates by David Watson. List of the Simenon novels printed at rear. Penguin Modern Classics. Printed in England. A very nice clean tight solid softcover copy. 210pp. SB-166. Size: 20 x 13cm. Bookseller Inventory # 025615
Book Description Penguin Books Ltd. Book. Book Condition: Used - Acceptable. Ex library withdrawn from stock and the usual library withdrawn stamps - end free paper has been removed by library service. Book will show some signs of wear or age consistent with a used book. Fast dispatch from trusted United Kingdom seller. Fully guaranteed. If unhappy in any way just return for a full refund. You don't even need to pay return postage. If you need further information about the condition of the book please email your questions, we would be delighted to expand on our description or even supply a scanned image. We are proud of our high feedback score and would rather iron out potential problems in the early stages of a purchase and so avoid unnecessary disappointment. Bookseller Inventory # g11-0061350-8oct12