By Didier Daeninckx

ISBN-10: 1612191843

ISBN-13: 9781612191843

A rollicking noir set in Paris, in the course of the anarchic days following global conflict One

In January 1920, within the aftermath of “the battle to finish all wars,” inner most detective René Griffon is employed to enquire the marital infidelities of the spouse of a conflict hero.

But what he uncovers is greater than shabby habit, and greater than a intercourse scandal—what he uncovers is a scandal with devastating nationwide implications. And as Griffon’s research plunges him into the murky international of blackmail, homicide, anarchists, profiteering, and the repercussions of the war’s darkish secrets and techniques, he discovers that the folks who helped France win the battle are being made to pay for the peace.

Both homage to its American predecessors and critique of the Americanization of French—and global—culture, A Very ecocnomic War is a annoying and evocative publication that may linger lengthy after its startling conclusion.

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