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La scala di ferro by Georges Simenon

La scala di ferro (original 1953; edition 2016)

by Georges Simenon (Author), L. Frausin Guarino (Traduttore)

Series: Non-Maigret (78)

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Spændingsroman om et ægtepar, hvor den ene part langsomt forgives med arsenik.
Title:La scala di ferro
Authors:Georges Simenon (Author)
Other authors:L. Frausin Guarino (Traduttore)
Info:Adelphi (2016), 179 pages
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Il était un peu plus de neuf heures et demie quand Louise était passée dans la chambre à coucher et avait commencé à se déshabiller, d'une façon qu'il savait être une sorte de signal. Dans son fauteuil, dans la salle à manger qui servait de salon, il la regardait tout en épiant les mouvements de son estomac, inquiet de la chaleur inaccoutumée qui lui montait peu à peu de la poitrine à la gorge. Il croyait encore à une indigestion et se dit que celle-ci tombait à un mauvais moment. Puis deux ou trois crampes lui fouillèrent le ventre en même temps que ses tempes se couvraient de sueur et qu'il était saisi de vertige. La tête lui tournait.
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This is a story of suspicion and uncertainty. A man closely watches his wife and wonders what she is thinking, and what she may be planning, reflecting obsessively on the possibility that her every trivial action may conceal the most sinister of intentions. And once this idea has taken hold there is no escaping it. Etienne is bedridden with the 'flu, or perhaps it is only a heavy cold, but it gives him the entire day to dwell on his suspicions. His doubts begin to feed upon themselves. Continued

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Spændingsroman om et ægtepar, hvor den ene part langsomt forgives med arsenik.

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