By Fred Vargas
Sophia Simeonidis, a Greek opera singer, wakes up one morning to find tree has seemed in a single day within the backyard of her Paris residence. Intrigued and unnerved, she turns to her neighbours: Vandoosler, an ex-cop fired from the police for having helped a assassin to flee, and 3 impecunious historians, Mathias, Marc and Lucien - the 3 evangelists. They agree - either simply because they want the cash and out of sheer interest - to dig round the tree and notice if whatever has been buried there. They locate not anything yet soil. a couple of weeks later, Sophia disappears and no-one concerns an excessive amount of till her physique is located burned to ashes in a motor vehicle. Who killed the opera singer? Her husband, her ex-lover, her ally? Or may possibly or not it's her wonderful niece lately moved to the capital? all of them appear to have a purpose. Vandoosler and the 3 evangelists got down to locate the reality.
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