From the author of the Man Booker shortlisted His Bloody Project. Manfred Baumann is a loner. Socially awkward and perpetually ill at ease, he spends his evenings quietly drinking and surreptitiously observing Adele Bedeau, the sullen but alluring waitress at a drab bistro in the unremarkable small French town of Saint-Louis. But one day, she simply vanishes into thin air. When Georges Gorski, a detective haunted by his failure to solve one of his first murder cases, is called in to investigate the girl's disappearance, Manfred's repressed world is shaken to its core and he is forced to confront the dark secrets of his past. The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau is a literary mystery novel that is, at heart, an engrossing psychological portrayal of an outsider pushed to the limit by his own feverish imagination.
"A dazzling debut...mysterious and compelling." - Michael J Malone
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Used availability for Graeme Macrae Burnet's The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau
October 2017 : Hardback
July 2014 : UK Paperback
July 2014 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau
Author(s): Graeme Macrae Burnet
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