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Les loups-garous d'Argentine

 by Jérémy Wulc, published on March 17, 2021 by Éditions Pygmalion-Gérard Watelet.

Her favorite quote:

“In 1942, the army of the Third Reich terrified all of Europe with its martial, racial and anti-Semitic laws.

The majority of Parisians walked headlong in order not to be arrested and executed after a quick arbitrary trial.


Why this book?

  • Because you will take up the cause of Arnaud who, tossed about

    by revelations, falls from Charybdis to Scylla when he decides to go to Buenos Aires and then to Bariloche in a quest that confronts him with the demons of this grandfather's life built on a lie.

  • Because this novel is conceived as a scenario which alternates

    periods and places, the author taking the decision not to tell anything but to stage the memories evoked by each one like cinema flashbacks.

  • Because Jérémy Wulc mixes his history with History in



    , Bariloche in Argentina was indeed a refuge for fleeing Nazis where Joseph Mengele was discovered.

The essentials in 2 minutes

The plot.

 Arnaud learns of the death of his grandfather, hero of the family, survivor of Auschwitz.

While helping his parents clear the deceased's house, he makes a disturbing discovery: a uniform of members of the elite section of the Schutzstaffel.


 Arnaud Shimansky, emeritus cop who is having a hard time.

Amber, responsible for the Shoah memorial, is looking for the Nazis.


 Paris, Berlin, Bariloche, Buenos Aires, Marne la Coquette.

The time.

 1942, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1984, 1985, 2017.

The author.

 Jérémy Wulc is an actor, screenwriter and author.

He writes for television, film and advertising, as well as for several comedians and TV hosts.

For the theater, he wrote five plays.

This book was read with

 the fear that werewolves are still present in Argentina… and elsewhere.

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