With Paris rocked by anarchist bombings, bookseller Victor Legris finds a new case to investigate very close to home.
Parisian bookseller, Victor Legris, finds a new case to investigate very close to home, when his business partner’s apartment is burgled. Curiously the only item stolen is a decorative goblet of little value. But on learning that two people have been murdered who were connected to to the goblet, Victor becomes convinced of its secret significance. How quickly can he recover it and end the killing spree, in a city beset with terrorist activity?
In this fourth case for the bookseller sleuth, Claude Izner offers a convincing portrait of a Paris shaken by anarchist bombings in the spring of 1892.