Pierre Lemaitre

The Beauty of Crime Fiction Collections

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Collection Les Chefs-d’œuvre du roman d’aventures (Librairie Gallimard, 1928- 1934)

 This prestigious “collection” (Publisher Series) predates the influential Série Noire, launched after W.W.2 with the same publisher,  the Librairie Gallimard in Paris.  International bestsellers of the crime genre, comprising Classics of mystery and detection novel (Austin Freeman) ,thrillers (E. Wallace)  and authors representative of the “golden age” of crime fiction (Van Dine) were  published here together with illustrious French heirs to the 19th Century’s Serials (Le Rouge). This is also were the first French translations of Hammett’s Glass Key and the Dain Curse were published. Continue reading

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Pierre Lemaitre winner of the Goncourt Prize 2013 at Queen’s University Belfast (May 30, 2014)

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The School of Modern Languages, No Alibis Bookstore and the International Crime Fiction ICRH  research group are delighted to‌ present a reading and an interview with the renowned crime fiction writer Pierre Lemaitre at the Crescent Arts Centre.

Friday 30 May 2014, 7 pm
Crescent Arts Centre, Belfast

Refreshments provided.  All welcome.  For further information click Pierre Poster.

Enquiries to Dominique Jeannerod

 

A VIDEO RECORDING OF THE EVENT IS AVAILABLE IN THE ‘RESOURCES’ SECTION

See Declan Burke’s article in the Irish Examiner :

http://www.irishexaminer.com/lifestyle/artsfilmtv/books/the-clues-are-in-the-news-278878.html