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  • ISBN: 9781451607598 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 1451607598 (trade pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: print
    195 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2013.

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General Note: Translated from the French.
Summary, etc.: "Philippe Djian brings a buzzing urgency to this story set in a sleepy academic enclave in rural France, where Marc, a professor whose interest in women has filled the hole left by his failed literary ambitions, makes a habit of bringing home his most promising students for brief-but-pleasant affairs. One night Marc brings home his student Barbara, only to discover, to his horror, her lifeless body lying next to him the next day. Instead of calling the police, he disposes of her body in a remote gorge-- a decision with consequences that catapult him into an ever-quickening spiral of suspicion and self-doubt" -- from publsiher's web site.
Language Note:
Translated from the French.
Subject: College teachers Fiction
Genre: Psychological fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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