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Given the choice, Martial would not have moved to Les Conviviales. But Odette loved the idea of a brand-new retirement village in the south of France. So that was that.

At first it feels like a terrible mistake: they're the only residents and it's raining non-stop. Then three neighbours arrive, the sun comes out, and life becomes far more interesting and agreeable. Until, that is, some gypsies set up camp just outside their gated community...

©2014 Gallic Books (P)2014 Gallic Books

Critic Reviews

"The final descent into violence is worthy of J G Ballard" (The Independent)
"A master of the surreal noir thriller - Luis Buñuel meets Georges Simenon." (TLS)
"A mixture of Albert Camus and JG Ballard" (Financial Times)

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