Hortense is Abducted
"The second installment in Roubaud's "Hortense" series opens with a murder of a dog at the Church of Sainte-Gudule. Chief Inspector Blognard and his sidekick Arapede are on the scene, as is our narrator, Jacques Roubaud. While they track down the Poldevian criminal, teenage girls argue the relative merits of the boy bands Dew-Pon Dew-Val and Landau Valley, Pere Sinouls tries to program a computer to take his place at the organ so that he can continue to practice Beeranalysis, and the clientele of the Gudule Bar debate the reality of Infinity. Time is running out for the Inspector, however, as the murderer puts into action his plot to kidnap our heroine Hortense, a 22-year-old philosophy student whose buttocks are so beautiful their description has been banned from the printed page."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Hortense Is AbductedUser Review - Book Verdict
Roubaud followed up his initial Hortense release with this farce (published here in 1989) in which the police try to foil the plot to kidnap the title character. LJ's reviewer commented that "those who decide to read this book on a bus or train should be forewarned: uncontrollable bursts of laughter will seize you at any time" (LJ 6/15/89). ...
Review: Hortense is Abducted (Hortense #2)User Review - Goodreads
One of my favorite first sentences ever. Much to enjoy, much to think about; the problem for me was that there is much to think about again, and again...and again... I have never seen the "meta" laid ...
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