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Sep 13, 2014 Manny rated it it was ok
I've reviewed several books in the Brigade Mondaine series (see my 'trash' shelf), but never really explained what the series as whole is about. This was the very first one - I was fortunate enough to find a used copy at a flea market in France. It was astonishing to see that they already had the formula pretty much complete right at the start, and just copied it faithfully for a couple of hundred more books. Recently, misguided people at the franchise have tried to modernize it, with disastrous ...more
This deplorable book contains graphic scenes of underage girls having sex under the influence of aphrodisiac drugs with degenerate aristocrats whose names have been borrowed from Proust, hot English secretaries choking to death on their own vomit, and a hunky Breton detective who always gets his man, but also manages to find time to sleep with the countless gorgeous women who keep throwing themselves at him. Unsuitable for anyone who has an atom of political correctness in their body. I loved it ...more