Chatelet Apprentice (Nicolas Le Floch Mystery #1)

Author(s): PAROT Jean-Francis


Its France, 1761. Beyond the glittering court of Louis XV and Madame de Pompadour at Versailles, lies Paris, a capital in the grip of crime and immorality ...A police officer disappears and Nicolas Le Floch, a young recruit to the force, is instructed to find him. When unidentified human remains suddenly come to light, he seems to have a murder investigation on his hands. As the city descends into Carnival debauchery, Le Floch will need all his skill, courage and integrity to unravel a mystery which threatens to implicate the highest in the land. This is the first in a series of six historical crime novels which has sold in excess of 400,000 copies in French. The author brings eighteenth century Paris vividly to life and the story features real-life characters Madame de Pompadour and Loius XV as well as engaging hero Nicolas le Floch. It is soon to be adapted for French Television.


Add to Wishlist

Product Information

The author is a diplomat and historian who specialises in eighteenth century Paris. He is currently the French ambassador to an African country, and lives in a chateau on the Loire when he is in France.

General Fields

  • : 9781906040062
  • : Gallic Books, Limited
  • : Gallic Books
  • : December 2007
  • : 198mm X 128mm X 30mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : PAROT Jean-Francis
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 843.914
  • : very good
  • : 368
  • : map