Serge Janouin-Benanti


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13 criminal cases

365 poisoned persons, 42 deaths! Account of Borgia family? No. Work of handful of poisoners of our cities and our campaigns! Moving or revolting, this 13 short-stories makes us to discover them.

The poisoners brush aside, mercilessly, the annoying husbands in Marseille; a too curious priest's maid in Angoulême…
A girl with angel's face eliminates all her family in the Gers.

On the wine route of Alsace an old man settles his accounts…

In Franche-Comté, in Antwerp and Saint-Amant, the victims succumb one after the other…

Too attractive, the cupboard with poisons of the pharmacist of Blois.

In Lorraine, in Bruyères, how make sign life insurance to all the members of his family and, with some poison, mop its debts…

They sprinkle with arsenic drinks of Sundgau, cakes in Tarbes and Paris and even the bread of a whole bakery in Saint-Denis!

Men and women poison with multiple and surprising poisons… and never admit.

With its 9th book, as usual, Serge Janouin-Benanti takes as a starting point true stories to plunge us in the astounding universe of poisoners and their victims.