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Pierre Lemaitre was born in Paris in 1956. He worked for many years as a teacher of literature and now devotes his time to writing novels and screenplays. In 2013 he was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's most prestigious literary award, for Au revoir la-haut. Frank Wynne is a translator from French and Spanish. His translations include works by Michel Houellebecq, Marcelo Figueras's IFFP-shortlisted Kamchatka and Alex by Pierre Lemaitre.

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Featured Books, with extracts, by Pierre Lemaitre

The Great Swindle by Pierre Lemaitre
The Great Swindle
Pierre Lemaitre
Winner of the CWA International Dagger 2016. October 1918: the war on the Western Front is all but over. Desperate for one last chance of promotion, the ambitious Lieutenant Henri d'Aulnay Pradelle sends two scouts over the top, and secretly...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/11/2015
Camille by Pierre Lemaitre
Camille
Pierre Lemaitre
Winner of the CWA International Dagger 2015. The conclusion to the Camille Verhoeven trilogy brings in characters from Irène and Alex but this really does stand on its own and is a great story even without the background. Here Camille,...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Camille by Pierre Lemaitre
Camille
Pierre Lemaitre
Winner of the CWA International Dagger 2015. The conclusion to the Camille Verhoeven trilogy brings in characters from Irène and Alex but this really does stand on its own and is a great story even without the background. Here Camille,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
Irene by Pierre Lemaitre
Irene
Pierre Lemaitre
Verhoeven is a brilliantly compelling detective and this is his second outing in English. Confusingly though for English language readers, this book was actually written first, just translated second, after Alex, so if you’re new to the series it’s up to...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970
Alex The Brigade Criminelle Trilogy by Pierre Lemaitre
Alex The Brigade Criminelle Trilogy
Pierre Lemaitre
Winner of the CWA International Dagger Award 2013. This is the 2nd in the Brigade Criminelle trilogy from Lemaitre. The first is Irene and Camille is the conclusion to the trilogy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/1970

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