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Nicolas Le Floch series by Jean-Francois Parot

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princess garnet
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Nicolas Le Floch series by Jean-Francois Parot

Postby princess garnet » Fri December 12th, 2014, 5:40 pm

For those who are fond of Paris and/or French history, I discovered this interesting mystery series.
Set during the reigns of Louis XV and Louis XVI, Commissioner Nicolas Le Floch solves crime in Paris and its environs. So far, there are 12 books in the series, and there are translations available in several languages.
If you can read French well, the website for Jean-Francois Parotis chock full of background info to the series.
The Nicolas Le Floch series was adapted for France 2 and is available with English subtitles on DVD. Love the show's theme music! I saw some episodes over the summer when it showed on a local channel.

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Currently reading: Under a Pole Star by Stef Penney & The Shadowy Horses by Susanna Kearsley
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri December 12th, 2014, 8:14 pm

That's interesting - I think 6 have been translated in the Uk so far. I didn't know it had been filmed too, thanks for that info!
Currently reading "Under a Pole Star" by Stef Penney & "The Shadowy Horses" by Susanna Kearsley

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