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Author Viel, Tanguy, author.

Title Article 353 / Tanguy Viel ; translated from the French by William Rodarmor.

Publication Info. New York : Other Press, [2019]
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 Nichols Adult Fiction  F VIEL    AVAILABLE
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Description 146 pages ; 21 cm
Note "Originally published in French as Article 353 du code pénal in 2017 by Les Editions de Minuit"--Title page verso.
Summary "This atmospheric noir novel retraces the steps that led to a murder off the coast of Brittany, probing the relationship between law and justice. In a 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. In this subtle, enthralling novel, Tanguy Viel examines not only the psychology of a crime, but also the larger social ills that may offer its justification"-- Provided by publisher.
"This atmospheric noir novel retraces the steps that led to a murder off the coast of Brittany, probing the relationship between law and justice. In a 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 projects. 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. In this subtle, enthralling novel, Tanguy Viel examines not only the psychology of a crime, but also the larger social ills that may offer its justification"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Murderers -- Fiction.
Trials (Murder) -- France -- Fiction.
Genre Mystery fiction.
Added Author Rodarmor, William, translator.
Added Title Article 353 du code pénal. English.
Article three hundred fifty-three
Article three fifty-three
ISBN 9781590519332 (paperback)
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