Marseille Noir (Akashic Noir)

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Gritty from east to west, Marseille is the perfect venue for the latest in Akashic's venerable Noir series. While earlier entries in this 70-volume series have sometimes been bleak and atmospheric, this one is all red meat....Just as Marseille is tailor-made for noir, this dark banquet is tailor-made for noir fans.
--Kirkus Reviews

The stories...are united by vivid and evocative writing, as well as by a distinctive take on the city. Another strong entry in a series that should be required reading for crime fans.

This entry in Akashics noir series navigates the seedy side of Marseille with 14 stories that range from the creepily introspective to the downright brutal.
--Publishers Weekly

Akashic Books continues its groundbreaking series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each story is set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the city of the book.

The Akashic Noir Series first ventured into France with Paris Noir, and now moves one step deeper...

Featuring brand-new stories translated from French by David Ball and Nicole Ball: Franois Beaune, Philippe Carrese, Patrick Coulomb, Cdric Fabre, Ren Frgni, Christian Garcin, Salim Hatubou, Rebecca Lighieri, Emmanuel Loi, Marie Neuser, Pia Petersen, Serge Scotto, Minna Sif, and Franois Thomazeau.

Cet ouvrage publi dans le cadre du programme d'aide la publication bnficie du soutien du Ministe des Affaires Etrangres et du Service Culturel de l'Ambassade de France reprsent aux Etats-Unis.
This work, published as part of a program of aid for publication, received support from the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Cultural Service of the French Embassy in the United States.

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