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Camille

Written by Pierre Lemaitre, translated by Frank Wynne — After taking the tropes of serial killers and kidnappings and turning them on their heads, in his latest book, Camille, bestselling French crime author Pierre Lemaitre takes on the heist story and subverts our expectations completely. This is…
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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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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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