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Strangers in the house

Summary: Dirty, drunk, unloved, and unloving, Hector Loursat has been a bitter recluse for eighteen long years -- ever since his wife abandoned him and their newborn child to run off with another man. Once a successful lawyer, Loursat now guzzles burgundy and buries himself in books, taking little notice of his teenage daughter or the odd things going on in his vast and ever-more-dilapidated mansion. But one night the sound of a gunshot penetrates the padded walls of Loursat's study, and he is forced to investigate. What he stumbles on is a murder. Soon Loursat discovers that his daughter and her friends have been leading a dangerous secret life. He finds himself strangely drawn to this group of young people, and when one of them is accused of the murder, he astonishes the world by taking up the young man's defense.

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  • ISBN: 9781590171943
  • ISBN: 1590171942
  • Physical Description: print
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    xiii, 194 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, 2006.
Subject: Fathers and daughters Fiction
France Fiction
Fathers and daughters
France
Genre: Fiction.
Legal fiction (Literature)
Psychological fiction.
Legal fiction (Literature)
Psychological fiction.
Mystery fiction.

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