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Mystery Book Club

"Bruno, Chief of Police" by Martin Walker

2021-04-08 15:00:00 2021-04-08 16:30:00 America/New_York Mystery Book Club Virtual

Thursday, April 08
3:00pm - 4:30pm

Add to Calendar 2021-04-08 15:00:00 2021-04-08 16:30:00 America/New_York Mystery Book Club Join us for a discussion of Martin Walker's first book in the Bruno, Chief of Police series. Virtual

Join us for a discussion of Martin Walker's first book in the Bruno, Chief of Police series.

Bruno is a former soldier who has embraced the pleasures and slow rhythms of country life -- living in his restored shepherd's cottage; patronizing the weekly market; sparring with, and basically ignoring, the European Union bureaucrats from Brussels. He has a gun but never wears it; he has the power to arrest but never uses it. But then the murder of an elderly North African who fought in the French army changes everything and galvanizes Bruno's attention: the man was found with a swastika carved into his chest.

This is the first book in the series that follows the exploits of Benoit Courrèges, a policeman in a small French village where the rituals of the café still rule. Bruno -- as he is affectionately nicknamed -- may be the town's only municipal policeman, but in the hearts and minds of its denizens, he is chief of police.

This program will take place by Zoom. Registration is required. After registering, you will be e-mailed the link to join this Zoom meeting. A Zoom account is not required, but a microphone is required if you want to participate in the interactive portion of this program. 

If you have questions about the program or need help with set up, please contact Caroline at cpak@alexlibraryva.org. 

AGE GROUP: | Seniors | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Discussion Groups |

TAGS: | virtual | mystery | book group |

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