Books - Review

PureA young engineer in 1700s rural France thinks he has got his lucky break when he is selected to go to Paris to oversee a new project. However his task is to remove all the bodies from the Les Innocents graveyard at Les Halles, demolish the tombs and the church. Off he goes, deals with the nasty stench, gets on with the job, and meets some fun people.
by Andrew Miller
Score: 7.5
Published: 2011
Read: April 15th 2012


John said

Pretty good. I liked the historical details, all seemed very real. All the supporting characters seemed excessively weird, although maybe living in the smell of decomposing bodies caused that.

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