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Der verbotene Ort : Roman

Fred Vargas (author)

Der verbotene Ort : Roman

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Title
Der verbotene Ort : Roman
Author
Fred Vargas
Language
German
Original language
French
Original title
Un lieu incertain
Publisher
Berlin: Aufbau, 2009
423 p.
ISBN
9783351032562

About Fred Vargas

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Fred Vargas is the pseudonym of Frédérique Audoin-Rouzeau (born 7 June 1957), a French historian, archaeologist and novelist.

As a historian and archeologist, she is known for her work on the Black Death. Her crime fiction policiers (police procedurals) have won three International Dagger Awards from the Crime Writers Association, for three successive novels: in 2006, 2008 and 2009. She is the first author to achieve such an honour. In each case, her translator into English was Siân Reynolds, who was also recognized by the international award.

Career as archaeologist

Audoin-Rouzeau worked at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), which she joined in 1988. She later joined the Institut Pasteur, as a eukaryotic archaeologist. She has undertaken a project on the epidemiology of the Black Death and bubonic plague, the result of which was a work co…Read more on Wikipedia