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The Accident on the A35

Graeme Macrae Burnet gives us a multi-layered treat as Chief Inspector Georges Gorski looks into the death of Bertrand Barthelme. The respected local solicitor died when his Mercedes hit a tree after sliding off the A35 near the quiet Alsace town of Saint-Louis. The attractive…
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Mal McEwan: Top five books of 2017

My list this year rattles around some varied sub-genres and pushes at the radical edges of crime fiction. The Long Drop delves into the realms of fictionalised true crime while Graeme Macrae Burnet has carved out another literary gem in his preferred ‘faction’ style. Mr…
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The Accident on the A35

Written by Graeme Macrae Burnet — One November evening Bertrand Barthelme’s Mercedes leaves the road and hits a tree. Barthelme is quite dead, his face ruined where he has smashed into the windscreen. It falls to Chief Inspector Georges Gorski to pick through the debris on…
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CIS: My classics by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Graeme Macrae Burnet’s first novel, The Disappearance of Adele Bedeau won the Scottish Book Trust New Writer Award in 2013. But it was his second novel that really caught people’s imaginations. His Bloody Project turned one of those ‘skeleton in the cupboard’ moments that family…
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