The Three Evangelists

The Three Evangelists

Book - 2006
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France's bestselling and award-winning crime writer Fred Vargas joins Vintage Canada.

The Three Evangelists is an enormously entertaining departure from Vargas's Commissaire Adamsberg series. Sophia Simeonidis, a Greek opera singer, wakes up one morning to discover that a tree has appeared overnight in the garden of her Paris house. As her husband doesn't give a damn, she asks her new neighbours to dig around the tree to find out if something has been buried. Her neighbours are eccentric: Vandoosler, an ex-cop fired from the police for having helped a murderer to escape, and sharing the house are three impecunious historians: Mathias, Marc and Lucien - the three evangelists, as Vandoosler calls them. They accept the job because they are desperate for money and rather curious. When they find nothing and Sophia's dead body turns up weeks later, they decide to investigate.
Publisher: Toronto : Vintage Canada, c2006
ISBN: 9780676977974
0676977979
Branch Call Number: MYS VAR
MYS VAR
Characteristics: 227 p. ; 21 cm

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Characters are strange and the premise for the murder is buried too deep into the plot. I was frustrated by this book and would not recommend it.

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beckylunatic
Jul 12, 2011

This was actually Vargas' first novel, predating the Adamsberg series slightly. I very much enjoyed the eccentric characters, especially Lucien.

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lisangus
Dec 12, 2009

I generally like Fred Vargas a lot, but this does not impress me as one of her strongest ones. A bit odd.

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