TOURQUAI, wonderfully written by Tim Davys and skillfully translated by Paul Norlen, is the third in a projected series of four crime novels that take place in an alternate world that reflects our own reality. The books are set in a municipality known as Mollisan Town, which is populated and governed by stuffed animals. There are countless little touches throughout the series that are both charming and unforgettable. Here’s just one: hospital operating rooms are stocked with sewing machines. No matter how outlandish the premise may be, the execution of it is firmly grounded.
Mollisan Town is comprised of four former municipalities that have merged together