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Joel Dicker - Author

About the Author

Joel Dicker was born in Geneva in 1985, where he studied Law. The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair was nominated for the Prix Goncourt and won the Grand Prix du Roman de l'Academie Francaise and the Prix Goncourt des Lyceens.

 

Sam Taylor is a novelist and journalist who has lived in France for more than a decade. His first literary translation was Laurence Binet's bestselling HHhH, which was longlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.

 

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The Baltimore Boys

The Baltimore Boys

Author: Joel Dicker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/09/2018

NOVEMBER 24, 2004 The day of the tragedy. The end of a brotherhood. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus Goldman and his cousins Woody and Hillel. Three brilliant young men with dazzling futures ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the true and astonishing story of the Baltimore Boys. The stunning new novel from the author of the global bestseller, The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair Translated from the French by Alison Anderson

The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair

The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair

Author: Joel Dicker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/08/2018

A crime story. A love story. More than 2 million copies sold worldwide. And now a major 10-part MGM TV series starring Patrick Dempsey and Ben Schnetzer. August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day Somerset, New Hampshire, lost its innocence. That summer, struggling author Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three years later, her body is dug up from his yard, along with a manuscript copy of the novel that made him a household name. Quebert is the only suspect. Marcus Goldman - Quebert's most gifted protege - throws off his writer's block to clear his mentor's name. Solving the case and penning a new bestseller soon merge into one. As his book begins to take on a life of its own, the nation is gripped by the mystery of 'The Girl Who Touched the Heart of America'. But with Nola, in death as in life, nothing is ever as it seems. The film is directed by Jean-Jacques Annaud (Seven Years in Tibet) and released on 23 August on SkyWitness. The Baltimore Boys, a follow-up to the bestselling The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, is published in paperback.

The Baltimore Boys

The Baltimore Boys

Author: Joel Dicker Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/05/2017

Fresh from the staggering success of The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, Marcus Goldman is struggling to write his third novel. A chance encounter in Florida throws him some inspiration from a surprising source: Alexandra Neville, the beautiful, phenomenally successful singer and Marcus's first love. All at once, memories of his childhood come flooding back. Memories of a family torn apart by tragedy, and a once glorious legacy reduced to shame and ruin. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus, and his cousins Hillel and Woody. Three brilliant young men with their whole lives ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now, he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the real story of the Baltimore Boys. Translated from the French by Alison Anderson

The Baltimore Boys

The Baltimore Boys

Author: Joel Dicker Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/05/2017

NOVEMBER 24, 2004 The day of the tragedy. The end of a brotherhood. The Baltimore Boys. The Goldman Gang. That was what they called Marcus Goldman and his cousins Woody and Hillel. Three brilliant young men with dazzling futures ahead of them, before their kingdom crumbled beneath the weight of lies, jealousy and betrayal. For years, Marcus has struggled with the burdens of his past, but now he must attempt to banish his demons and tell the true and astonishing story of the Baltimore Boys. The stunning new novel from the author of the global bestseller, The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair Translated from the French by Alison Anderson

Die Geschichte der Baltimores

Die Geschichte der Baltimores

Author: Joel Dicker Format: eBook Release Date: 02/05/2016

Bis zum Tag der Katastrophe gab es zwei Goldman-Familien. Die Baltimore-Goldmans und die Montclair-Goldmans. Die "e;Montclairs"e; sind eine typische Mittelstandsfamilie, kleines Haus im unschicken New Jersey, staatliche Schule fur Marcus, den einzigen Sohn. Ganz anders die Goldmans aus Baltimore: Man ist wohlhabend und erfolgreich, der Sohn Hillel hochbegabt, der Adoptivsohn Woody ein Sportass erster Gute. Als Kind ist Marcus hin- und hergerissen zwischen Bewunderung fur diese "e;besseren"e; Verwandten und Eifersucht auf ihr perfektes Leben. Doch Hillel und Woody sind seine besten Freunde, zu dritt sind sie unschlagbar, zu dritt schwarmen sie fur das Nachbarsmadchen Alexandra - bis ihre heile Welt eines Tages fur immer zerbricht. Acht Jahre danach beschliet Marcus, inzwischen langst beruhmter Schriftsteller, dass es Zeit ist, die Geschichte der Baltimores aufzuschreiben. Aber das Leben ist komplizierter als geahnt, und die "e;Wahrheit"e; uber ihre Familie scheint viele Gesichter zu haben.

Die Wahrheit uber den Fall Harry Quebert

Die Wahrheit uber den Fall Harry Quebert

Author: Joel Dicker Format: eBook Release Date: 13/08/2013

Es ist der Aufmacher jeder Nachrichtensendung. Im Garten des hochangesehenen Schriftstellers Harry Quebert wurde eine Leiche entdeckt. Und in einer Ledertasche direkt daneben: das Originalmanuskript des Romans, mit dem er beruhmt wurde. Als sich herausstellt, dass es sich bei der Leiche um die sterblichen Uberreste der vor 33 Jahren verschollenen Nola handelt und Quebert auch noch zugibt, ein Verhaltnis mit ihr gehabt zu haben, ist der Skandal perfekt. Quebert wird verhaftet und des Mordes angeklagt. Der einzige, der noch zu ihm halt, ist sein ehemaliger Schuler und Freund Marcus Goldman, inzwischen selbst ein erfolgreicher Schriftsteller. Uberzeugt von der Unschuld seines Mentors - und auf der Suche nach einer Inspiration fur seinen nachsten Roman - fahrt Goldman nach Aurora und beginnt auf eigene Faust im Fall Nola zu ermitteln ...

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