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Irène

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne — The first Pierre Lemaitre book to be translated into English, Alex, was one of my top reads of 2013 and a deserving joint winner of the CWA International Dagger. It shared the award with the Ghost…
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WIN Irène, Alex plus crime books worth £50

Co-winner of the CWA International Dagger in 2013, Pierre Lemaitre is the French crime writer to watch at the moment. Following the success of his fast-paced, gritty Parisian thriller Alex, Quercus is releasing the prequel, Irène, today for Kindle! To celebrate, the publisher is giving…
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Interview with Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre is fast becoming one of the most respected and versatile writers in France. After enjoying huge popular success with his award-winning crime fiction, in 2013 he went on to win the Prix Goncourt, the highest literary prize in France, for his moving novel…
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Alex

Pierre Lemaitre’s novel introduces us to Alex Prévost. She appears to be a typical young Parisian woman: single, resourceful, independent. She is fast approaching 30 but she is still so beautiful that men turn after her in the streets. One day, a man follows her,…
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Alex

Written by Pierre Lemaitre — This may be his first novel translated into English, but Pierre Lemaitre is far from a newcomer to the crime fiction genre. It’s actually the second book in his Verhoeven series following Travail soigné, which won the Cognac Festival’s prize for best new…
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Missing, presumed dead...

On the Radar — Every Thursday we bring you a list of new crime fiction releases for you to add to your TBR pile. Today On the Radar includes some French crime fiction, a Scottish novel with a Swedish victim, 18th century Leeds and plenty…
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