Eloge De La Pièce Manquante
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Eloge De La Pièce Manquante

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When an American billionaire and media mogul decides to revive the fortunes of the jigsaw puzzle, he sets up an International Speed Puzzle Circuit. In this new twist, players from around the world compete against the clock to solve puzzles, while millions watch on television or stadium screens. A puzzle craze sweeps the nation.
It soon becomes clear that a serial killer i
Published (first published 1998)
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L'auteur du roman Les falsificateurs avait écrit, avant ce succès, un curieux livre. S'il s'agit bien d'un roman policier, sa forme est d'une très grande originalité. Il est composé de divers supports dont l'auteur maîtrise manifestement bien les codes: correspondances, comptes rendus de réunion, interviews, articles scientifiques, économiques, fait divers, etc. Chacun de ces éléments compose les pièces d'un récit dont le thème central est non moins original puisqu'il s'agit du puzzle. L'auteur...more
Brett Bydairk
Disclosure: I do not like books that are told via newspaper/magazine clippings, transcripts of radio/TV shows, etc, and this is one. There is WAY too much extraneous information imparted. "But", I hear you say, "isn't that the point, to winnow out the meaningful from the meaningless?" Yes, normally, but in this type of book, often there one must read bunches of these bits to get anything meaningful. I have to force my way through them, and I realized some decades ago that very few things I had t...more
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Matthew Balliro
A fun book, although I wasn't completely thrilled by 'the solution.' It'll fly by, so worth a quick summer read.
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The Missing Piece 1 5 Jul 31, 2007 03:56AM  
Antoine Bello is a French-American author born in Boston, Massachusetts. He currently lives in New York.
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