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Black water lilies / Michel Bussi ; translated from the French by Shaun Whiteside.

By: Bussi, Michel, 1965- [author.].
Contributor(s): Whiteside, Shaun [translator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016Copyright date: ©2016Description: 350 pages ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781474601757 (paperback).Other title: Black waterlilies.Subject(s): Monet, Claude, 1840-1926 -- Homes and haunts -- France -- Giverny | Murder -- Investigation -- Fiction | French fiction -- Translations into English | Giverny (France) -- FictionGenre/Form: Thrillers (Fiction)DDC classification: 843.92 Summary: Giverny. During the day, tourists flock to the former home of the famous artist Claude Monet and the gardens where he painted his waterlilies. But once the tourists have gone, there is a darker side to the peaceful French village. This is the story of thirteen days that begin with one murder and end with another ... Entangled in the mystery are three women: a young painting prodigy, the seductive village schoolteacher and an old widow who watches over the village from a mill by the stream. All three of them share a secret. But what do the know about the discovery of Jérôme Morval's corpse? And what is the connection to the mysterious, rumoured painting of Black Water Lilies?
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Giverny. During the day, tourists flock to the former home of the famous artist Claude Monet and the gardens where he painted his waterlilies. But once the tourists have gone, there is a darker side to the peaceful French village. This is the story of thirteen days that begin with one murder and end with another ... Entangled in the mystery are three women: a young painting prodigy, the seductive village schoolteacher and an old widow who watches over the village from a mill by the stream. All three of them share a secret. But what do the know about the discovery of Jérôme Morval's corpse? And what is the connection to the mysterious, rumoured painting of Black Water Lilies?

Translation from the French of: Nymphéas noirs. Presses de la Cité, 2011.

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