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The Switch
Author: Frederic Dard

ISBN: 9781782271994
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 150
Published: 2 June 2016
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.6 x 12.7 x 1.1
A brilliantly crafted Parisian suspense story from one of the masters of French noir.

She seems alone and defenceless when he speaks to her in the busy brasserie, all decked out for Christmas Eve. When she invites him back to her apartment, he can't believe his luck. Later, when her husband's body lies dead at the foot of the Christmas tree he realises his nightmare is only beginning Take care when unwrapping your presents, they can sometimes contain nasty surprises.

About the Author

Frederic Dard (1921-2000) was one of the best known and loved French crime writers of the twentieth century. Enormously prolific, he wrote more than three hundred thrillers, suspense stories, plays and screenplays, under a variety of noms de plume, throughout his long and illustrious career, which also saw him win the 1957 Grand prix de litterature policiere for The Executioner Cries, available from Pushkin Vertigo in 2016. David Bellos is an English translator and biographer. His translations include several of Georges Simenon's Maigret novels, as well as Paul Fournel's Dear Read...

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