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Jean-Claude Izzo

Solea

2013, pp. 224, Paperback
ISBN: 9781609451288
Translated by: Howard Curtis
Region: France
Book collection: World Noir
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£ 12.99

The book

“Izzo digs deep into what makes men weep.” —Time Out New York

The third and final installment in the remarkable Marseilles Trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo), Solea continues Jean-Claude Izzo’s distinctive brand of vibrant crime writing, skillfully evoking a time and place that has captured the hearts and imaginations of readers the world over. Marseilles’ simmering issues of race, politics, organized crime and big business come to a rolling boil. Ex-cop, loner, would-be bon vivant, Fabio Montale is back and his heartfelt cry against the criminal forces devastating his beloved Marseilles provides the touching conclusion to a trilogy that epitomizes the aspirations and ideals of the Mediterranean noir movement.

The author

Jean-Claude Izzo
Jean-Claude Izzo was born in Marseilles in 1945. Best known for the Marseilles trilogy (Total Chaos, Chourmo, Solea), Izzo is also the author of The Lost Sailors and A Sun for the Dying. Izzo is widely considered the founder of the modern Mediterranean noir movement. He died in 2000 at the age of 55.

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