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Description October finds the newly-promoted Commissioner Le Floch on duty at a Royal performance of Rameau's latest work. Events take a dramatic turn and Nicolas is soon embarked on his second major investigation when the body of a prominent courtier's son is found. The initial evidence points to suicide, but Le Floch's instincts tell him he is dealing with murder of the most gruesome kind.
Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x He studied with the Jesuits at Vannes , then became a legal clerk in Rennes. When the series of novels begins, in , he is sent to Paris with a letter of recommendation from his godfather, the Marquis de Ranreuil, to Monsieur de Sartine , head of secret affairs for Louis XV , who has just been named the Lieutenant General of Police in Paris.
The novels follow his social advancement and his romantic liaisons in the last decades before the French Revolution. Parot mixes fictional characters and historical figures.
At the beginning of his time in Paris, he had a liaison with a young prostitute, La Satin whose name is Antoinette Godelet and they had a son, Louis, whom he recognizes in the fifth volume.