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The Adversary (Paperback)
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The Adversary (Paperback)

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Paperback 224 Pages / Published: 06/08/2001
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Who could have imagined Romand as a murderer? He was, after all, a noted doctor at the World Health Organization, a groundbreaking researcher with connections to international humanitarian figures, a financial wizard entrusted with his in-law's life savings, a loving son who called his parents every evening to say good night. If there was a problem, no one knew it. As it turned out, there were many: Romand had no medical degree; he had no job; he knew no influential contacts; he had spent his in-law's money. And when a relative went to break the terrible news of the murder of his wife and children to Romand's parents, they too were dead - murdered by the stranger who had been their son,

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9780747554172
Number of pages: 224
Weight: 129 g
Dimensions: 177 x 110 x 16 mm
Edition: New edition

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“Difficult to define but brilliant to read!”

This reads like really well written literary fiction with a postmodern bent, which, when considering it details a true crime, makes it all the more compelling.
Carrere first positions himself in direct relation to... More

Paperback edition
25th June 2017
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“Fantastic”

When you see that a book is being described as literature/true crime you can be a little bit suspicious, but The Adversary fully loves up to this. This is incredibly well-written, and makes for compulsive reading.... More

Paperback edition
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9th July 2017
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Emily at Lancaster King Street

“Truly Shocking”

The Adversary tells the tale of Jean Claude Romand, respected doctor and researcher, liver of a double life, and murderer of his family. Less an exposé of the crime than the man who committed it, Emmanuel Carrere... More

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