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It displays the artwork very well. Explore the Home Gift Guide. As is the case with many first crime novels, once untangled, you realize it depends on far too many wild coincidences to be remotely plausible. Straight story-telling in black-and-white, each bit taardi its own rectangular frame, emphasis on the words rather than artsy effects. His grandparents’ stories greatly marked the illustrator as a child. Nestor Burma, captured French soldier and former private detective, is working as a clerk in Stalag XB when he meets a mysterious amnesiac nicknamed “La Globule.

Several days later, Burma and a trainload of other repatriated soldiers are idling gardi the train station in Lyons, en route to Paris. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Dw in black and white with grey tones. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Customers who bought this item also bought. Back Fog Over Tolbiac Bridge: Before the war, Burma ran the Fiat Lux detective agency in Paris and his investigative skills are needed again in finding the origin and identity of an amnesiac fellow prisoner — and also the killer of an old friend and associate murdered before his eyes at a railway station.


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And it’s an excellent piece of work. The cast of characters includes journalists, cops, lawyers, and crooks — both big-time and two-bit. Visit our Help Pages. The question is will a reader of “crime fiction” paperbacks pick up this book? Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required. Malet was heavily influenced by Chandler, Hammett, and the like, and Burma’s appearance ushered in a whole new era in French detective fiction.

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It’s with this looming presence as a backdrop that Burma attempts to solve the mystery. The book opens in rufwith ace pipe-smoking Parisian private eye Burma in a German P. A very nice page from one rhe the best graphic novels ever created. Like a lot of European artists, his faces tend to be a little more exaggerated and grotesque in some cases than one might wish, but this is a minor quibble.


While it all reads pretty well, if one stands back from it all at the very end, the story starts to rapidly lose its sheen. Here is a page from one of him more famous books, the second Nestor Burma story from French –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Who was the amnesiac? The time is and the focus of this gsre and engrossing yarn is Nestor Burma, captured and interned by the Germans — along with most of the rest of the French army — following the blitzkrieg and the government’s capitulation.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The story begins in September The fast-paced, tightly plotted story is suspenseful and gripping. The Nazi occupation flips the Parisian life on its head.

Showing of 1 reviews. I am very happy to add this great example to my budding European collection. The pages are large and clear.