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Alba (Alba & Gorodish #6)

3.94  ·  Rating Details ·  83 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Once again, Serge Gorodish and his exotic sidekick, Alba, are thrust into thrilling adventure when Alba unwittingly becomes involved with a secret cult and Gorodish determinedly tracks her to the Majave desert.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published December 3rd 2005 by Grove/Atlantic (first published January 1st 1989)
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Apr 20, 2008 le-trombone rated it it was ok
Shelves: fiction-mystery
I like and own the movie Diva, and when I read in Roger Ebert's column that it was based on the novel of the same name, I tried to look it up. Alas, the only Delacorta book on the shelf was Alba, so I checked that out.

Delacorta is the pseudonym of Daniel Odier. I am guessing from his web site that he does not care about fiction anymore, as the web site is devoted to tantrism and buddhism.

This book is clearly not the first in a series (It looks like the order is Diva, Luna, Nana, Lola, Vida, and
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Jul 21, 2012 The Wee Hen rated it it was amazing
***I have scored this so high because, for a time, it was one of my favourite books. Keep in mind I read it in high school so... it's hard to take the loves of a 14 year old me seriously. The 80's weren't exactly one's finest hour. I'm positive that if I read these books again I would have nothing to say but that these were puerile fantasies unworthy of my time.***
Jul 08, 2014 Kaethe rated it liked it
Back in the day I thought this series was so cool: sexy, and French, and awesome. I suppose it's telling that I've never felt a desire to re-read them. Nowadays the whole set up seems skeevy.

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Delacorta is a pseudonym used by Daniel Odier for some of his works, notably his Alba fiction series.
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Other Books in the Series

Alba & Gorodish (6 books)
  • Diva
  • Nana
  • Luna
  • Lola
  • Vida

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