Pierre Lemaitre

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - View original article

Jump to: navigation, search
Pierre Lemaitre (2014).

Pierre Lemaitre (born 19 April 1951 in Paris) is a Prix Goncourt-winning French author and a screenwriter. His first novel to be translated into English, Alex,[1] is a translation of the French book of the same title,[2] it won the CWA International Dagger for best crime novel of 2013.[1][3] In November 2013, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's top literary prize, for Au revoir là-haut, an epic about World War I.[4]

Awards and honours[edit]



Verhœven series



  1. ^ a b Lemaître, Pierre. Alex, translated by Frank Wynne. London: MacLehose, 2013. ISBN 9780857051875 WorldCat
  2. ^ Lemaitre, Pierre. Alex. Paris: Librairie Générale Française, 2012. WorldCat
  3. ^ a b "CWA International Dagger shared". Crime Writers' Association. 15 July 2013. Retrieved 11 August 2013. 
  4. ^ a b "France's top literary prize goes to Pierre Lemaitre". France24. 4 November 2013. Retrieved November 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ "REVIEW : Irene by Pierre Lemaitre". Upcoming4.me. 3 March 2014. Retrieved March 4, 2014. 

External links[edit]