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Deep in the heart of Paris, its oldest cemetery is, by 1785, overflowing, tainting the very breath of those who live nearby. Into their midst comes Jean-Baptiste Baratte, a young, provincial engineer charged by the king with demolishing it. At first Baratte sees this as a chance to clear the burden of history, a fitting task for a modern man of reason. But before long, he begins to suspect that the destruction of the cemetery might be a prelude to his own.
On the surface, Maud and Tim seem ill-matched. Maud is a scientist, an only child from a modest background; Tim is a musician from a large, rich family. She is emotionally cool, he wears his heart on his sleeve. Yet they make a home together, have a child and restore an old yacht. One day they will sail it, all three. Then a dreadful tragedy occurs. The strange thing is, Maud appears unscathed by it. Tim's family are horrified - what is wrong with her?
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Paris 1785: Der junge Ingenieur Jean-Baptiste Baratte erhält von höchster Stelle den Auftrag, den übel stinkenden Friedhof der Unschuldigen zu demolieren. Er engagiert einen Trupp hartgesottener Arbeiter aus Flandern, um die Skelette auszugraben und fortzuschaffen. Doch nicht nur Tod und Verwesung begegnen ihm. Auf dem Friedhof freundet sich Baratte mit dem weltgewandten Organisten einer leer stehenden Kirche an, durch den er Zugang zur zwielichtigen Schattenwelt von Paris erhält.
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