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The Chalk Circle Man

MORE THAN 7 MILLION COPIES SOLD WORLDWIDE.



Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg is not like other policemen. His methods appear unorthodox in the extreme: he doesn't search for clues; he ignores obvious suspects and arrests people with cast-iron alibis; he appears permanently distracted. In spite of all this his colleagues are forced to admit that he is a born cop.



When strange blue chalk circles start appearing overnight on the pavements of Paris, only Adamsberg takes them - and the increasingly bizarre objects found within them - seriously. And when the body of a woman with her throat savagely cut is found in one, only Adamsberg realises that other murders will soon follow.



Winner of The Crime Writers' Association Duncan Lawrie International Dagger.

Important places

Marcilly (1)

Regions

Paris (3,057)
Seien-et-Marne (34)

Countries

France (7,260)