Title Profile & Character Information

The Black Tower

Annotation
Having used his mastery of disguise and surveillance to nab some of France's most notorious criminals, early nineteenth-century detective Vidocq teams up with obscure medical student Hector to track down the most challenging adversary of his career, a case with ties to the missing son of Marie Antoinette.

Characters
NameVidocq, Eugene Francois
GenderMale
OccupationPolice detective
TraitFrench

NameCarpentier, Hector
GenderMale
OccupationMedical student
TraitFrench

GenreFiction
Mystery
    --Police procedural
Historical
Suspense
TopicsCriminals
Medical students
Murder investigations
Royalty
Search for truth
Diaries
Suspicions
Political intrigue
Conspiracies
Cover-ups
Redemption
SettingFrance