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Authors: Aurélien Masson

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Paris Noir

All rights reserved. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the written permission of the publisher. This collection is comprised of works of fiction. All names, characters, places, and incidents are the product of the authors’ imaginations. Any resemblance to real events or persons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.

Published by Akashic Books
©2008 Akashic Books

Series concept by Tim McLoughlin and Johnny Temple
Paris map by Sohrab Habibion

ePUB ISBN-13: 978-1-936-07040-4

ISBN-13: 978-1-933354-63-7
Library of Congress Control Number: 2008925935
All rights reserved

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A
LSO IN THE
A
KASHIC
N
OIR
S
ERIES
:

Baltimore Noir
, edited by Laura Lippman

Baltimore Noir
, edited by Laura Lippman

Bronx Noir
, edited by S.J. Rozan

Brooklyn Noir
, edited by Tim McLoughlin

Brooklyn Noir 2: The Classics
, edited by Tim McLoughlin

Brooklyn Noir 3: Nothing but the Truth
edited by Tim McLoughlin & Th omas Adcock

Chicago Noir
, edited by Neal Pollack

D.C. Noir
, edited by George Pelecanos

D.C. Noir 2: The Classics
, edited by George Pelecanos

Detroit Noir
, edited by E.J. Olsen & John C. Hocking

Dublin Noir
(Ireland), edited by Ken Bruen

Havana Noir
(Cuba), edited by Achy Obejas

Istanbul Noir
(Turkey), edited by Mustafa Ziyalan & Amy Spangler

London Noir
(England), edited by Cathi Unsworth

Las Vegas Noir
, edited by Jarret Keene & Todd James Pierce

Los Angeles Noir
, edited by Denise Hamilton

Manhattan Noir
, edited by Lawrence Block

Manhattan Noir 2: The Classics
, edited by Lawrence Block

Miami Noir
, edited by Les Standiford

New Orleans Noir
, edited by Julie Smith

Queens Noir
, edited by Robert Knightly

San Francisco Noir
, edited by Peter Maravelis

Toronto Noir
edited by Janine Armin & Nathaniel G. Moore

Trinidad Noir
, edited by Lisa Allen-Agostini & Jeanne Mason

Twin Cities Noir
, edited by Julie Schaper & Steven Horwitz
Wall Street Noir
, edited by Peter Spiegelman

F
ORTHCOMING
:

Barcelona Noir
(Spain), edited by Adriana Lopez & Carmen Ospina

Copenhagen Noir
(Denmark), edited by Bo Tao Michaelis

Delhi Noir
(India), edited by Hirsh Sawhney

Indian Country Noir
, edited by Liz Martínez & Sarah Cortez

Lagos Noir
(Nigeria), edited by Chris Abani

Mexico City Noir
(Mexico), edited by Paco I. Taibo II

Moscow Noir
(Russia), edited by Natalia Smirnova & Julia Goumen

Phoenix Noir
, edited by Patrick Millikin

Portland Noir
, edited by Kevin Sampsell

Richmond Noir
, edited by Andrew Blossom,
Brian Castleberry, & Tom De Haven

Rome Noir
(Italy), edited by Chiara Stangalino & Maxim Jakubowski

San Francisco Noir 2: The Classics
, edited by Peter Maravelis

Seattle Noir
, edited by Curt Colbert

T
ABLE OF
C
ONTENTS

Title Page
Copyright Page
Introduction

PART I: CITY OF LIGHTS, CITY OF DARKNESS

M
ARC
V
ILLARD
                                     
Les Halles
The Chauffeur
C
HANTAL
P
ELLETIER
                      
Ménilmontant
The Chinese Guy
S
ALIM
B
ACHI
                                  
Quartier Latin
Big Brother
J
ÉRÔME
L
EROY
                                
Gare du Nord
Berthet’s Leaving

PART II: LIBERATION LOST

L
AURENT
M
ARTIN
                      
Place de la Nation
Like a Tragedy
C
HRISTOPHE
M
ERCIER
                                 
Pigalle
Christmas
J
EAN
-B
ERNARD
P
OUY
                               
Le Marais
The Revenge of the Waiters
D
OMINIQUE
M
AINARD
                                
Belleville
La Vie en Rose

PART III: SOCIETY OF THE SPECTACLE

D
IDIER
D
AENINCKX
                        
Porte Saint-Denis
Rue des Degrés
P
ATRICK
P
ÉCHEROT
                        
Les Batignolles
Dead Memory
DOA
                                                                
Bastille
Precious
H
ERVÉ
P
RUDON
                                    
Rue de la Santé
No Comprendo
The Stranger
About the Contributors

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