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William Boyd

Orages ordinaires


Adam Kindred, jeune climatologue désireux de restituer un dossier à son propriétaire, un médecin, le retrouve poignardé chez lui. Une succession de coïncidences font de lui l'auteur tout désigné du meurtre. Afin d'échapper au tueur qu'il a surpris, et à la police, il se crée un refuge au bord de la Tamise et peu à peu se clochardise. Désertant un Londres indifférent au sort de ses marginaux, il se mêle aux bas-fonds de l'East End londonien et à une société interlope plongée dans un enfer moderne. C'est son acharnement à mener son enquête qui lui permettra de rejoindre le monde civilisé. Ou du moins, qui se prétend tel... L'interprétation d'Alain Ghazal sait parfaitement tenir en équilibre la tension de l'intrigue policière et la plongée dans l'univers mouvant des damnés de la terre.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 2011
Publisher: Points
Pages: 497
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782757822746
ISBN 10: 2757822748

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Orages ordinaires