George V. Reilly

Review: Wolfnight

Wolfnight
Title: Wolfnight
Author: Nicolas Freeling
Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★
Publisher: Vintage
Copyright: 1982
Pages: 200
Keywords: mystery
Reading period: 24–30 August, 2009

Inspector Henri Castang of the Police Judiciare in­ves­ti­gates the apparent kidnapping of a politician’s mistress and discovers a far-right conspiracy.

Written in Freeling’s char­ac­ter­is­tic idio­syn­crat­ic style, this is as much a meditation on corruption and compromise as it is a police procedural.

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