Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand

Wash This Blood Clean From My Hand

Book - 2007
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From the #1 bestselling author in France. Fred Vargas's books have been published in forty countries and over 10 million copies sold.

Three wounds in a perfectly straight line was the bloody signature that marked victims from every corner of France who had been murdered over the course of thirty years. Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg, the chief of police in Paris's 7th Arrondissement, is deeply and personally familiar with the case, and though others were always framed and convicted for these crimes, including his own brother, the Commissaire knows the true identity of the killer--and knows that the murderer died in 1987. All the more disturbing, then, is Adamsberg's discovery one morning of a fresh murder with exactly the same profile...
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, c2007
ISBN: 9780143112167
Branch Call Number: VARGAS F
PQ2682.A725 S6813 2007
Characteristics: 388 p. ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: Reynolds, Sian


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I have read a few of her previous books and I had hoped that, as this author matured, her characters would become more absorbing. The book is boring and the plot line is convoluted and bizarre. She has the chief inspector totally unsure of his own drinking capacity, blacking out, falling in bed with a random Canadian female and getting tricked by the RCMP to take the fall for a serial killer who has followed Adamsburg to Canada. I don't know why this author is getting such international acclaim. I would not go out of my way to read anything more by her

Nov 05, 2016

The fifth book in the Commissaire Adamsberg series


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