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Fred Vargas Books in Order (12 Book Series)


Fred Vargas has written a series of 12 books. Here, you can see them all in order! (plus the year each book was published)

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    • I have just discovered Fred Vargas and I'm interested in the Commissaire Adamsberg series. Can you tell me the correct order for reading these books?

      Absolutely, Fred Vargas's Commissaire Adamsberg series is a brilliant example of police procedural fiction. To fully appreciate the character development and story arcs, it's recommended that you read the books in the order they were published, starting with "The Chalk Circle Man", followed by "Seeking Whom He May Devour", "Have Mercy on Us All", "Wash This Blood Clean from My Hand", "This Night's Foul Work", "An Uncertain Place", "The Ghost Riders of Ordebec", "A Climate of Fear", and the most recent, "This Poison Will Remain".

    • Who is the author of the Adamsberg series and what is the genre of these books?

      The author of the Commissaire Adamsberg series is noted French novelist, Fred Vargas. The series falls under the genre of mystery fiction and police procedural, providing a gripping and immersive reading experience.

    • Do all the books involve Commissaire Adamsberg?

      Yes, Commissaire Jean-Baptiste Adamsberg appears as the main character in all of Fred Vargas's novels in this series. Adamsberg is an engaging protagonist, known for his intuitive and unconventional approach to solving crimes.

    • Should the books be read in order or can they stand alone?

      While each book does present a standalone mystery, reading the series in order will give you a better understanding of Adamsberg's character development and the recurring themes throughout the series.

    • Is it possible to find these books on Amazon?

      Yes, all of Fred Vargas's books, including the Commissaire Adamsberg series, can be found on Amazon. They are available in hardcover, paperback, and even for Kindle!

    • I found the book titled "This Poison Will Remain" by Fred Vargas, is it part of the Commissaire Adamsberg series?

      Yes, "This Poison Will Remain" is a part of the Commissaire Adamsberg series penned by Fred Vargas. It is the most recent installment of the series, originally published in November.

    • Who is responsible for translating Fred Vargas's works into English?

      The English translations of Fred Vargas's books have been brilliantly executed by Siân Reynolds. Through Vargas trans by Reynolds, the intricate narratives and immersive atmosphere of the original French texts are beautifully conveyed.

    • Is there a place where I can read full reviews of these books?

      Yes, you can read full reviews of each of Fred Vargas's books on various online platforms. Websites like Goodreads often have a "read full review" option for each book.

    • I'm currently taking a TBR (To Be Read) challenge and I want to add a Fred Vargas book, which one should I start with?

      For a TBR challenge, you might want to start with the first book in the Commissaire Adamsberg series, "The Chalk Circle Man". This will introduce you to the character of Adamsberg and the author's unique style of narrating a compelling police procedural.