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 Fran aise 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 France.
A top-class literary thriller that smoothly outclasses its rivals. - The Times on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.The book of the year. - Simon Mayo on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.Tremendous fun and almost insanely readable. - Irish Independent on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.It's a terrific story and I'm loving it. - Philip Schofield, on The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair.