Death in Brittany (Commissaire Dupin #1) (Compact Disc)

Death in Brittany (Commissaire Dupin #1) By Jean-Luc Bannalec, Sorcha McDonagh (Translator), Jean Brassard (Read by) Cover Image
By Jean-Luc Bannalec, Sorcha McDonagh (Translator), Jean Brassard (Read by)
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This is book number 1 in the Commissaire Dupin series.


Commissaire Georges Dupin, a Parisian-born caffeine junkie recently relocated from the glamour of Paris to the remote (if picturesque) Breton coast, is not happy when he is dragged from his morning croissant and coffee to the scene of a curious murder. The local village of Pont-Aven--a sleepy community by the sea where everyone knows one other and nothing much seems to happen--is in shock. The legendary ninety-one-year-old hotelier Pierre-Louis Pennec, owner of the Central Hotel, has been found dead.A picture-perfect seaside village which played host to Gauguin in the nineteenth century, Pont-Aven is at the height of its tourist season and is immediately thrown into an uproar. Dupin and his team identify five principal suspects, including a rising political star, a longtime friend of the victim, and a wealthy art historian. An obstinate detective whose unconventional methods include good food, good wine, and taking in plenty of sea air, Dupin finds his case further complicated when ongoing incidents compound the mystery. As he delves further into the lives of the victim and the suspects, he uncovers a web of secrecy and silence that belies the village's quaint image.A delectable mystery, Death in Brittany transports listeners to the French coast, where you can practically smell the sea air and taste the perfectly cooked steak-frites.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781504756181
ISBN-10: 1504756185
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: June 30th, 2016
Language: English
Series: Commissaire Dupin