The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau by Graeme Macrae Burnet audiobook

The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau: A Historical Thriller

By Graeme Macrae Burnet
Read by David de Vries

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7.65 Hours Unabridged
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Manfred Baumann is a loner. Socially awkward and perpetually ill at ease, he spends his evenings quietly drinking and surreptitiously observing Adèle Bedeau, the sullen but alluring waitress at a drab bistro in the unremarkable small French town of Saint-Louis. One day, she simply vanishes into thin air and Georges Gorski, a detective haunted by his failure to solve one of his first murder cases, is called in to investigate the girl’s disappearance. He sets his sights on Manfred.As Manfred cowers beneath Gorski’s watchful eye, the murderous secrets of his past begin to catch up with him and his carefully crafted veneer of normalcy falters. His booze-soaked unraveling carries him from Saint-Louis to the back alleys of Strasbourg.Graeme Macrae Burnet’s masterful play on literary form featuring an unreliable narrator makes for a grimly entertaining psychological thriller that questions if it is possible—or even desirable—to know another man’s mind.

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Manfred Baumann is a loner. Socially awkward and perpetually ill at ease, he spends his evenings quietly drinking and surreptitiously observing Adèle Bedeau, the sullen but alluring waitress at a drab bistro in the unremarkable small French town of Saint-Louis. One day, she simply vanishes into thin air and Georges Gorski, a detective haunted by his failure to solve one of his first murder cases, is called in to investigate the girl’s disappearance. He sets his sights on Manfred.

As Manfred cowers beneath Gorski’s watchful eye, the murderous secrets of his past begin to catch up with him and his carefully crafted veneer of normalcy falters. His booze-soaked unraveling carries him from Saint-Louis to the back alleys of Strasbourg.

Graeme Macrae Burnet’s masterful play on literary form featuring an unreliable narrator makes for a grimly entertaining psychological thriller that questions if it is possible—or even desirable—to know another man’s mind.

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Author Bio: Graeme Macrae Burnet

Author Bio: Graeme Macrae Burnet

Graeme Macrae Burnet established a reputation for smart and literary mystery writing with his highly praised first novel, The Disappearance of Adèle Bedeau, which was featured in the List’s Top Scottish Books of 2014. He was born and brought up in Kilmarnock, Scotland, and has lived in Prague, Bordeaux, Porto, and London. He now lives in Glasgow.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD
Category: Fiction/Mystery & Detective
Runtime: 7.65
Audience: Adult
Language: English