The Baltimore Boys

The Baltimore Boys

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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 Andersonshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 448 pages
  • 162 x 240 x 39mm | 736g
  • Quercus Publishing
  • MacLehose Press
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857056867
  • 9780857056863
  • 12,419

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A literary phenomenon -- Astrid de Larminat Figaro Veers between nostalgia for what could have been and regrets for what can never be. Captivating and beautifully conceived -- Pascale Frey Elle Once again, Dicker brilliantly combines all the elements that first enticed his legions of readers -- Julie Malaure Le Point Joel Dicker really knows how to tell a great story -- Stephanie des Horts Valeurs Actuelles The Dicker who wrote The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair was a magician, a juggler. The Dicker of The Baltimore Boys has no need of such tricks. He is not just a good writer, he is a great writer -- Antonio d'Orrico Corriere della Serra A titan of a novel. Nabokovian. Highly recommended -- Laura Fernandez El Cultural de El Mundo A new masterstroke from Joel Dicker. The ace up his sleeve -- Pierre-Yves Grenu Culturebox My goodness, this Joel Dicker can really spin a yarn -- Marianne Grosjean Tribune de Geneve Really compelling. A multi-layered family saga that behaves like a thriller Frankfurter Neue Presse A novel with the power to enthral its readers and whose characters will remain fixed in your memory ORF A top-class literary thriller that smoothly outclasses its rivals -- Melissa Katsoulis The Times on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair It's like 'Twin Peaks' meets Atonement meets In Cold Blood - the French thriller everyone is talking about -- Gaby Wood Daily Telegraph on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair An expertly realised, addictive Russian doll of a whodunit -- Fanny Blake Daily Mail on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair The book of the year Simon Mayo on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair Sweeping, clever, heartbreaking and memorable. The perfect summer read -- Henrietta Richman Grazia A striking insight into America's weird class system, and a moving story of brotherhood and family rivalry -- Melissa Katsoulis The Timesshow more

About Joel Dicker

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. It has sold more than 3.6 million copies in 42 countries. The Baltimore Boys, at once a prequel and a sequel, has sold more than 750,000 in more

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A literary phenomenon Astrid de Larminat Figaroshow more

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