An Ignoble Profession

An Ignoble Profession Like Death in the Dordogne which would give anyone second thoughts about renting that adorable cottage in rural France Louis Sanders s silken sequel The Englishman s Wife is nasty enough to drive

  • Title: An Ignoble Profession
  • Author: Louis Sanders Michael Woosnam-Mills
  • ISBN: 9781852428402
  • Page: 359
  • Format: Paperback
  • Like Death in the Dordogne, which would give anyone second thoughts about renting that adorable cottage in rural France, Louis Sanders s silken sequel, The Englishman s Wife, is nasty enough to drive property rentals in the Perigord down to a new low New York Times Book ReviewDeep in the Dordogne, a book appears in local bookshops and the tale it tells is immediately re Like Death in the Dordogne, which would give anyone second thoughts about renting that adorable cottage in rural France, Louis Sanders s silken sequel, The Englishman s Wife, is nasty enough to drive property rentals in the Perigord down to a new low New York Times Book ReviewDeep in the Dordogne, a book appears in local bookshops and the tale it tells is immediately recognized by four seemingly innocent retired English couples Different names, but the murky details of their pasts are deadly accurate Only the writer is a mystery how much does he know and what does he want Is the outwardly brainless Michael Bollington really the Lord he claims to be Did Mark Olson, ageing hippy and animal rights activist, once blow up a scientist in his experimental laboratory Behind the blandly legalistic exterior of Richard Carter seems to lie a story of blackmail and extortion And where does debonair, hard up Johnny McGuire fit in And the party giving Sue Brimmington Smythe What frightens the four men into ganging up to murder someone only one of them has ever met Reality is stranger than fiction in this wicked send up of British immigrants, which won first prize at the 2003 Cognac Crime Writing Festival in France.Louis Sanders studied English at the Sorbonne and lived for several years in Britain An Ignoble Profession is his third novel set among the British community in the Dordogne where he now lives.

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    1. This novel, set in the Dordogne region of France, involves British ex-pats with secrets.In the local bookstore, Richard Carter finds a novel that shocks him. He recognizes himself as one of the characters, and some things he wouldn't want made public are there. He also recognizes two other men in the community, and approaches them about the book. Lord Michael Bollington has a few secrets exposed in the novel, some of them potentially criminal. Johnny McGuire has found some underhanded ways to ge [...]

    2. A group of individuals discover a book detailing intimate details of their lives, under pseudonames, that should be privy to nobody outside themselves. So, who wrote this book? Great premise, a tad slow on the delivery.

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