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.
Unimpeachably terrific - New York TimesMaybe, just possibly, the book of the year - Simon MayoAn expertly realised, addictive Russian doll of a whodunnit - Daily MailA top-class literary thriller that smoothly outclasses its rivals - The TimesShould delight any reader who has felt bereft since finishing Gone Girl or Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy - Metro