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Pars Vite et Reviens Tard by Fred Vargas | Book Review

Updated: Oct 29, 2021

Hey, you! 🔖

Pars Vite et Reviens Tard by Fred Vargas.

As promised (to myself), I read another French book which was lent by my friend, Marie. 😊

This mystery slash police fiction was a great read. It's part of a series which I didn't know about (I got confused about that), but it can totally be read as a standalone.

Interestingly enough, as I was reading this I never once tried to guess who the killer was. Instead I was rather focused on trying to figure out how the Black Death or plague could have made its way back to Paris.

There were twists and turns I did not see coming. I especially loved the history part (the town crier!) and the eccentricity of the characters. It was a bit tough to get into (perhaps because of the language), but once I was in - there was no way of stopping me!

⭐ = 3/5

xoxo Elodie

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