Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,
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August Books 8) The Public Prosecutor, by Jef Geeraerts

A rather nasty thriller about a senior Flemish legal official whose estranged wife is being exploited by Opus Dei, filled with cynicism about the Francophone gerontocracy which supposedly runs the country, boosted by authentic flashes of local colour (notably the expensive restaurants which are all real). None of the characters is at all attractive, and the author gives no indication that he does not share their sexual and ethnic chauvinism.
Tags: bookblog 2012, world: belgium
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