The exhilarating new Inspector Adamsberg novel from France's multi-million-copy bestselling crime fiction star
'Adamsberg is one of my favourite detectives... I so enjoyed This Poison Will Remain'
'Absorbing... Full of twists and spiced with Vargas's characteristic wit and style'
'Vargas's books are...cunning, corkscrew murder mysteries'
After three elderly men are bitten by spiders, everyone assumes that their deaths are tragic accidents. But at police headquarters in Paris, Inspector Adamsberg begins to suspect that the case is far more complex than first appears.
It isn't long before Adamsberg is investigating a series of rumours and allegations that take him to the south of France. Decades ago, at La Mis