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In order to fulfill a dying man s plea, detective Nestor Burma finds himself quickly enmeshed in a dangerous web of deceit and betrayal involving French collaborators and the terrifying all powerful Gestapo It will take all his skills as a detective to say alive and free, for in Nazi held France, there are fates worse than death.
Léo Malet Jacques Tardi Art Spiegelman
L o Malet est n Montpellier en 1909 Attir par l criture et l anarchie, il d cide l ge de 16 ans de monter Paris, ou pour survivre il effectue une multitude de petits m tiers En 1930, il fait la connaissance d Andr Breton et d couvre le surr alisme, dont il devient un familier Apr s la guerre, L o Malet rencontre Louis Chavance qui lui sugg re d crire des romans policiers, un genre encore inexistant en France Malet produit alors d alertes contrefa ons de Hard boiled am ricains qu il signe des pseudonymes de Frank Harding ou L o Latimer En 1943, il publie sous son v ritable nom, 120 rue de la gare, un roman policier tr s fran ais qui met en sc ne pour la premi re fois l illustre Nestor Burma C est en 1953, lors d une promenade, que L o Malet aura l id e de faire de son priv un nouveau pi ton de Paris Le soleil na t derri re le Louvre inaugure la s rie des Nouveaux Myst res de Paris, un an apr s Chroniques r alistes de la vie des quartiers parisiens, Les Nouveaux Myst res de Paris donnent d finitivement son personnage ses lettres de noblesse Avec 55 titres dont 29 consacr s Nestor Burma , L o Malet a bien m rit des Lettres fran aises Il est mort en 1996 source Pocket Leo Malet was born in Montpellier He had little formal education and began work as a cabaret singer at La Vache Enragee in Montmartre, Paris in 1925.In the 1930s, he was closely aligned with the Surrealists, and was close friends with Andr Breton, Ren Magritte and Yves Tanguy, amongst others During this time, he published several volumes of poetry.He died in Ch tillon, a little town just south of Paris where he had lived for most of his life, four days before his 87th birthday.Though having dabbled in many genres, he is most famous for Nestor Burma, the anti hero of Les Nouveaux Myst res de Paris Burma, a cynical private detective, is an astute speaker of argot French slang , an ex Anarchist, a serial monogamist and an inveterate pipe smoker Of the 33 novels detailing his adventures, eighteen take place in a sole arrondissement of Paris, in a sub series of his exploits which Malet dubbed the New Mysteries of Paris quoting Eugene Sue s seminal feuilleton though he never completed the full 20 arrondissements as he originally planned Apart from the novels, five short stories were also published, bringing the total of Burma s adventures to 38.The comic artist Jacques Tardi adapted some of his books much to the author s approval claiming that he was the sole person to have visually understood his books Tardi also provided cover illustrations for the Fleuve Noir editions of the novels, released from the 1980s onward.
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