The Main: A Novel (Paperback)

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The Main is Montreal’s teeming underworld, where the dark streets echo with cries in a dozen languages, with the quick footsteps of thieves and the whispers of prostitutes. It is a world where violence and brutality are a way of life. To the people of the Main, police lieutenant Claude LaPointe is judge and jury, father confessor and avenging angel. Montreal’s police force has changed over time, but LaPointe has not. His commitment to justice is total, as is his devotion to the Main and its underworld community. But when a cold-blooded murderer invades LaPointe’s territory, he is forced to examine his long-held beliefs and secrets and to confront his own loneliness and mortality. With a cast of unforgettable supporting characters and an unusual and remarkable hero, The Main is another gripping tale of death and danger, of action and mystery, by the incomparable Trevanian.



Look for these other Trevanian classics from Three Rivers Press: The Eiger Sanction, The Loo Sanction, Shibumi, and The Summer of Katya.

About the Author


Trevanian’s books have been translated into more than fourteen languages and have sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in the French Basque mountains. His new novel, The Crazyladies of Pearl Street, is now available in hardcover. Visit his website at trevanian.com.

Praise For…


The Main held me from the opening page.”—Chicago Tribune Book World

“Trevanian’s sharply tuned sense of character and milieu gives the book a vivid life granted to only the finest of ‘serious’ fiction.” —Washington Post
Product Details
ISBN: 9781400098231
ISBN-10: 1400098238
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: July 26th, 2005
Pages: 352
Language: English