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Irène
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Irène

by Pierre Lemaitre
Translated by Frank Wynne

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For Commandant Verhoeven life is beautiful: he is happily married, expecting his first child with the lovely Irène.

But his blissful existence is punctured by a murder of unprecedented savagery. Worse still, the press seem to have it in for him – his every move is headline news. When he discovers that the killer has killed before – that each murder is a homage to a classic crime novel – the fourth estate are quick to coin a nickname… The Novelist…

With both men in the public eye, the case develops into a personal duel, each hell-bent on outsmarting the other. There can only be one winner – whoever has the least to lose…

‘Gripping, frightening, intelligent and brilliant’ Marcel Berlins, The Times.

‘A page-turning race to a grand-slam finish’ Laura Wilson, Guardian.

‘Quirky, brutal and not for the faint-hearted, it is crime fiction of the highest class … Superbly constructed and executed, it puts Lemaitre very close to Ellroy’s class. If you pick it up, you won’t be able to put it down’ Geoffrey Wansell, Daily Mail.

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