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    DescriptionAugust 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.

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    The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Joel Dicker, Translated by Sam Taylor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 624
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 47 mm
    Weight: 805 g
    ISBN 13: 9780857053107
    ISBN 10: 0857053108

    BIC E4L: GEN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F1.1
    BIC subject category V2: FA
    Libri: ENGM1010
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 11110
    BIC subject category V2: FYT
    BIC E4L: TRA
    Libri: SCHX3510
    BISAC V2.8: FIC000000
    Thema V1.0: FBA, FYT
    Edition statement
    UK airports ed
    Quercus Publishing Plc
    Imprint name
    MacLehose Press
    Publication date
    01 May 2014
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    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.
    Review quote
    'An intricate murder mystery that could be the read of the summer' Sunday Times. 'It's like Twin Peaks meets Atonement meets In Cold Blood - the French thriller everyone is talking about' Gaby Wood, Daily Telegraph. 'A smart, immensely readable, impressively plotted page-turner ... A tour de force, this seems set to be a huge success' Metro. 'A global phenomenon' Le Monde. 'All the ingredients of a world bestseller' Die Zeit. 'A great noir' Corriere della Sera.