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The Resource Tropic moon, Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano ; introduction by Norman Rush

Tropic moon, Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano ; introduction by Norman Rush

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Tropic moon
Title
Tropic moon
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Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano ; introduction by Norman Rush
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Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
  • "Tropic Moon is set in the early 1930s in French West Africa, where the promise of opportunity runs up against the stark realities of brutal racism and boundless corruption. A young Frenchman, Joseph Timar, travels to Gabon carrying a letter of introduction from an influential uncle. He wants work experience; he wants to see the world. It turns out, though, that no one in the tightknit colonial community has the least bit of use for him - except, that is, Adele, the hotel owner's wife, who takes him to bed one day and ignores him the next, leaving him sick with desire. But then, in the course of a couple of nights, a black servant is shot and Adele's husband dies. Timar is sure that Adele is implicated. If he holds his tongue, maybe she'll do his bidding. The fix is in
  • But Timar can't even begin to imagine how deep."--BOOK JACKET
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Coup de lune
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1903-1989
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Simenon, Georges
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no index present
Literary form
fiction
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Romano, Marc
Series statement
New York Review Books classics
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  • Prejudices
  • Corruption
  • Murder
  • Corruption
  • Murder
  • Prejudices
  • Africa, West
  • Africa
  • Africa, West
Label
Tropic moon, Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano ; introduction by Norman Rush
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Publication
Control code
ocm58043105
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 133 p.
Isbn
9781590171110
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006143
System control number
(OCoLC)58043105
Label
Tropic moon, Georges Simenon ; translated from the French by Marc Romano ; introduction by Norman Rush
Publication
Control code
ocm58043105
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xi, 133 p.
Isbn
9781590171110
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2005006143
System control number
(OCoLC)58043105

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