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Pierre Magnan
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Pierre Magnan

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Pierre Magnan was born in Manosque in 1922 and has rarely left his native Provence. In 1943, during the Occupation, he fought with the Resistance in the Isère, and in 1946 he published his first novel, L'Aube Insolite. During his lifetime he published over twenty novels, four of which have so far been translated into English. He died in May 2012, at the age of 89.

Books by Pierre Magnan

Death In The Truffle Wood

‘Crime fiction for those with a soul and a dark sense of humour’ - Sunday Independent

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The Messengers of Death

A wonderfully atmospheric thriller set, like all Magnan's work, in Provence, and featuring his engaging detective, Commissaire Laviolette.

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