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Mygale (Paperback): Thierry Jonquet
Mygale (Paperback): Thierry Jonquet

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Mygale (Paperback)

Thierry Jonquet; Translated by Donald Nicholson-Smith

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"Mygale" MIG-uh-lee] n.: a genus of large tropical spiders. . . .

Richard Lafargue, a well-known plastic surgeon, pursues and captures Vincent Moreau, who raped Lafargue's daughter and left her hopelessly mad in an asylum. Lafargue is determined to exact an atrocious vengeance, and an ambiguous, even sadomasochistic relationship develops between self-appointed executioner and victim.

"Great art in nightmarish darkness."--Michel Lebrun

Thierry Jonquet (b. 1954, Paris) is an exponent of the hardboiled style of French noir that is inflected by post-May 1968 politics and social critique. His crime novels and children's books have garnered many literary prizes.


Imprint: City Lights Books
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2003
First published: 2003
Authors: Thierry Jonquet
Translators: Donald Nicholson-Smith
Dimensions: 186 x 127 x 8mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 120
ISBN-13: 978-0-87286-409-2
Barcode: 9780872864092
Categories: Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Crime & mystery
Books > Fiction > Genre fiction > Crime & mystery > General
LSN: 0-87286-409-X

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