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Murder on the Eiffel Tower by Claude Izner
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Dec 21, 2011

it was ok
bookshelves: fiction-mystery-suspense, read-in-2011, all-things-french
Read from November 22 to December 21, 2011

Quite disappointing. This book had all sorts of glowing reviews but I found it to be very slow going (I think it took me a month to get through it)...it didn't exactly have me on the edge of my seat. It may be the victim of a really bad translation. The setting in late 19th century Paris is really its only saving grace. This is the first in a series and I already own book #2 (set, apparently, in the Pere-Lachaise cemetery)...I'll be willing to give #2 a go sometime next year but since I have been on a bit of a roll lately in reading books I'm not too crazy about, I think I will end the year by sticking to re-reads of a couple of favorites: Little Women and Pride and Prejudice.
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