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Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre has worked for many years as a teacher of literature. His novels to date have earned him exceptional critical and public acclaim as a master of the crime novel and have won him the Prix du Premier Roman de Cognac 2006, the Prix du Meilleur Polar Francophone 2009, and the Prix du Polar Europeen du Point 2010. Alex is his first novel to be translated into English, and won the presitigious 2013 Crime Writers Association International Dagger Award. In 2013 Lemaitre was the recipient of the prestigious Prix Goncourt, the highest literary honor in France, for Au revoir la-haut.



AWARDS

Won

CWA International Dagger Award, 2015
The Prix Goncourt, 2013
CWA International Dagger Award, 2013



BOOKS

THE GREAT SWINDLE by Pierre Lemaitre BLOOD WEDDING by Pierre Lemaitre

The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy

ALEX by Pierre Lemaitre IRÈNE by Pierre Lemaitre CAMILLE by Pierre Lemaitre