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by Francis Price,Sebastien Japrisot


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The first Sebastien Japrisot I read was One Deadly Summer - a book that caused me to have too high expectations of The Sleeping-Car Murders. The Sleeping-Car Murders is best read as you would read any book by Agatha Christie, etc. et. .

The first Sebastien Japrisot I read was One Deadly Summer - a book that caused me to have too high expectations of The Sleeping-Car Murders.read as a book of the mystery genre the book is well plotted and has an excellent, surprising and realistic conclusion. However, the reader is unlikely to identify with the "detective"; rather it is easier to identify with the young woman coming to Paris for the first time.

A conference titled "Sébastien Japrisot: A Retrospective" was held at the University of Bristol in September 2005. The 10:30 from Marseille The Sleeping-car murders Transl. A number of academics from Europe and North America gathered to discuss and assess Japrisot's contribution to crime fiction and cinema. The materials of the conference were published in 2009 as "Sébastien Japrisot: the Art of Crime.

The Sleeping Car Murders book. Sébastien Japrisot, Francis Price (Translator). The Sleeping Car Murders starts off with some twists and turns that are beyond excellent. Can't say that much about the end. I got lost!

The Sleeping Car Murders book. A beautiful young woman lies sprawled on her berth in the. I got lost!

The sleeping car murders. by. Japrisot, Sébastien, 1931-; Price, Francis.

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Jean-Baptiste Rossi (1931-07-04)4 July 1931 Marseille, France. The book was quickly made into The Sleeping Car Murders, a film by Costa-Gavras starring Yves Montand, Simone Signoret, Catherine Allégret, Jacques Perrin, etc. His second mystery was Trap for Cinderella. This won the Grand Prix de Littérature Policière for 1963. The film starred Dany Carrel, and Madeleine Robinson.

A beautiful young woman lies sprawled on her berth in the sleeping car of the night train from Marseilles to Paris. The Sleeping Car Murders. by Sébastien Japrisot.

Sébastien Japrisot was a French author, screenwriter and film director, born in Marseille. Posts About Sébastien Japrisot. lt;p

Un long dimanche de fiancailles Sebastien Japrisot. Cinq soldats français condamnés à mort en conseil de guerre, aux bras liés dans le dos. Toute une nuit et tout un jour, ils ont tenté de survivre. Le plus jeune était un Bleuet, il n'avait pas vingt ans. A l'autre bout de la France, Mathilde, vingt ans elle aussi, plus désarmée que quiconque, aimait le Bleuet d'un amour à l'épreuve de tout.

Author:Japrisot, Sebastien. The 1. 0 from Marseille. Each month we recycle over . million books, saving over 12,500 tonnes of books a year from going straight into landfill sites. In Car No. 4 of the night train from Marseille to Paris a railway employee finds a dead woman. She has been killed on the train after its arrival in Paris. The only thing these murders have in common is that all the victims travelled rth that night in carriage IV of the 1. 0 train from Marseille.

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The task of finding the killer of a beautiful young woman found sprawled in the sleeping car of the night train from Marseilles to Paris is handed to an overworked, crime-weary police detective named Pierre Emile Grazziano, who would rather play hide-and-seek with his son than cat and mouse with a murderer

Comments: (7)

Gardagar
Sebastien Japrisot is a major French author of psychological mysteries written and set in post-World War Two France. In this book, he channels Dostoyevsky a bit as we are introduced to a pathetic man who finds himself mixed up in a murder. The parallel re-emerges at the end of the story as the surprising genesis of the murder is revealed. It seems that one murder is leading to another! In between the first murder and the solution, readers have a police procedural novel to follow and it is written to my satisfaction. There is a spicy, sexy sub-text that seasons the investigation in a 'Sixties' 'French Novel' fashion. Today, the resulting atmosphere seems 'Classic' rather than 'dated.' Mystery lovers should enjoy this one!
Manesenci
hohum.
Wishamac
This masterfully written novel opens with a terrific scene: the train porter wanders through the cars, picking up the detrius of a long night's travel. He finds a scarf, two raincoats, an umbrella, and a leak in the heating system. Then he finds the corpse and his discovery sets off the usual chain of events: ambulance, police, news reporters.
But the title is "The Sleeping-Car Murders": more than one. And indeed, the other passengers of car number 4 begin to die, violently and seemingly at random.
Underlying these deaths, though, are the corrupt, evil, and stupid motives of greed and ego. By the final pages, we realise that the incidents are not random--yet even then the denoument is darkly surprising.
Japrisot is a master writer. His prose is spare and evocative. He is able to create memorable characters and dark suspense in less than two hundred pages. He sweeps us up into a mystery which is intricate and twisted, and he leaves us shocked and saddened by the evil of human kind.
Livina
The first Sebastien Japrisot I read was One Deadly Summer - a book that caused me to have too high expectations of The Sleeping-Car Murders. The Sleeping-Car Murders is best read as you would read any book by Agatha Christie, etc. etc. ... read as a book of the mystery genre the book is well plotted and has an excellent, surprising and realistic conclusion. However, the reader is unlikely to identify with the "detective"; rather it is easier to identify with the young woman coming to Paris for the first time. And unlike One Deadly Summer, most of the characters are painted sufficiently well to carry the story but not so well that the reader particularly cares what happens to them.
For a delightly, fun and casual read, I recommend the book.
Riavay
An author in France writing a police procedural must surely be compared to Simenon the master of the genre. This book by Japrisot I find similar to Simenon's Maigret novels. A character driven story with interesting characters and incident. Maybe slightly darker than Simenon.
Mave
Pierre Grazziano, or Grazzi, as he is known, is a Paris police investigator who would rather do anything else than actually strain his mind to solve a difficult case. Instead of worrying about bringing justice to crime victims, his department is more intent on office politics and not rocking the boat about anything. And there's nothing that will make you look worse than bungling a complex investigation.

So it's not Grazzi's day when he is assigned to investigate the murder of Georgette Thomas, a beautiful 30 year old woman. She was found dead from strangulation, in a sleeping-car of a train travelling from Marseilles to Paris. There were five other people in the sleeping-car with her and its up to Grazzi and his equally unenthusiastic partner, Gabert, to interview the other occupants to find out who had a motive for the killing. The problem is that one by one, those witnesses are being murdered, possibly by the same person that killed Georgette.

The Sleeping-Car Murders doesn't really have a lot going for it. Its plot is uneventful really and cliched. Japrisot is unable to build up any momentum or tension because of the overall boredom that comes through the policemen especially. I feel sorry for any crime victim that would expect these characters to take care of their safety. If you don't really have passionate characters, how can you make a passionate book? The only people that are mildy interesting are the other occupants of the railcar, which Japrisot reveals when he tells chapters from their point of view. But these soon pale because you know they are going to be murdered no matter how interesting they are. It also seems like the police would have made more of an effort to protect those witnesses once they started dying like flies. I guess that was too much trouble though.

In conclusion, I thought this novel was pretty mediocre and seemed like more of a hack job than anything else.
The Sleeping Car Murders download epub
Mystery
Author: Francis Price,Sebastien Japrisot
ISBN: 0452277787
Category: Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
Subcategory: Mystery
Language: English
Publisher: Plume (April 1, 1997)
Pages: 192 pages