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The President

Simenon, Georges (Book - 2011)
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"This masterful portrayal of a lion in winter--an 82-year-old former leader of France who has a secret that could take down the government--has been unavailable for over forty years, but is nonetheless one of the great writer's most deeply layered tales of psychological suspense. Set at the never-named Premier's seat of suspicious retirement--a remote hideaway on the stormy coast of Normandy--it tells the tale of a once powerful manipulator of people slowly realizing that he has been manipulated himself."--P. [4] of cover.
Authors: Simenon, Georges, 1903-1989
Uniform Title: Président. English
Title: The president
Publisher: Brooklyn, N.Y. : Melville House, [2011]
Characteristics: 152 p. ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Georges Simenon ; translated by Daphne Woodward
Summary: "This masterful portrayal of a lion in winter--an 82-year-old former leader of France who has a secret that could take down the government--has been unavailable for over forty years, but is nonetheless one of the great writer's most deeply layered tales of psychological suspense. Set at the never-named Premier's seat of suspicious retirement--a remote hideaway on the stormy coast of Normandy--it tells the tale of a once powerful manipulator of people slowly realizing that he has been manipulated himself."--P. [4] of cover.
ISBN: 193555462X
9781935554622
Branch Call Number: FICTION SIMENON 2011
Other Language: Translated from the French
Subject Headings: Secrecy Fiction France Fiction
Genre/Form: Suspense fiction
Topical Term: Secrecy
LCCN: 2011026233
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This masterful portrayal of a lion in winter--an 82-year-old former leader of France who has a secret that could take down the government--has been unavailable for over forty years. Set at the never-named Premier's seat of suspicious retirement, it tells the tale of a once powerful manipulator o... Read More »


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