New Authors     New Books     Coming Soon     Most Popular     Top Authors    
A slow-burning intelligent thriller with a wicked twist in the tail from one of the giants of French noir fiction

Bored with her mundane factory job, her nagging mother and her alcoholic father-in-law, Louise is captivated by a glamorous American couple who move to her industrial hometown in Northern France. The Roolands' home is an island of colour, good humour and easy living in drab 1950s Leopoldville, and soon Louise is working there as a maid. But once she is under her new employers' roof their model life starts to fall apart - painful secrets from their past emerge, cracks in their relationship appear and a dark obsession begins to grow, which will end in murder...

Frederic Dard (1921-2000) was one of the best known and loved French crime writers of the twentieth century. Enormously prolific, he wrote more than three hundred thrillers, suspense stories, plays and screenplays, under a variety of noms de plume, throughout his long and illustrious career, which also saw him win the 1957 Grand prix de litterature policiere for >em>The Executioner Weeps, forthcoming from Pushkin Vertigo. Dard's Bird in a Cage, The Wicked Go to Hell and The Gravediggers' Bread are also available or forthcoming from Pushkin Vertigo.

    

Similar Books by other authors...

thumb
Maigret in Montmartre
(Inspector Maigret, book 36)
Georges Simenon
thumb
Suspicion
(Inspector Barlach Mysteries)
Friedrich Dürrenmatt


Paperback Editions

October 2016 : UK Paperback
thumb

Title: Crush (Pushkin Vertigo)
Author(s): Frederic Dard
ISBN: 1-78227-198-8 / 978-1-78227-198-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

November 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumb

Title: Crush (Pushkin Vertigo)
Author(s): Frederic Dard
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


October 2016 : UK Kindle edition
thumb

Title: Crush (Pushkin Vertigo)
Author(s): Frederic Dard
Publisher: Pushkin Vertigo
Availability: Amazon UK   



Search for