Pierre Lemaitre
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Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre (born 19 April 1951 in Paris) is a Prix Goncourt-winning French author and a screenwriter, internationally renowned for the crime novels featuring the fictional character Commandant Camille Verhœven.

His first novel to be translated into English, Alex, is a translation of the French book of the same title, it won the CWA International Dagger for best crime novel of 2013.

In November 2013, he was awarded the Prix Goncourt, France's top literary prize, for Au revoir là-haut, an epic about World War I. The translation of another of his French novels, Camille won the CWA International Dagger in 2015.
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    • Au revoir là-haut

    • Suivi d'un entretien avec l'auteur
    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Length: 17 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 60
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    "Pour le commerce, la guerre présente beaucoup d'avantages, même après." Au lendemain du plus grand carnage du XXe siècle, deux rescapés...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Magnifique

    • By rzach on 10-19-15

    Regular price: $22.53

    • Couleurs de l'incendie

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Length: 14 hrs and 10 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 19
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    Février 1927. Le Tout-Paris assiste aux obsèques de Marcel Péricourt. Sa fille, Madeleine, doit prendre la tête de l'empire financier dont elle est...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enthralling story with a historical view

    • By Frespkr on 02-10-18

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    • Rosy and John

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Jean Garnier lives on the fringes - a lonely nobody who has lost everything dear to him. In one last, desperate cry for help, Jean sets up seven lethal bombs, hidden all over Paris....

    Regular price: $11.40

    • Irene

    • The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy
    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 12 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 92
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 84

    Pierre Lemaitre is known for writing crime fiction with an alchemical mix of white-knuckle intensity, fearlessly unconventional plotting, and psychologically intricate character development....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Napoleonic Inspector & Lovely, Pregnant Wife Irene

    • By W Perry Hall on 01-20-15

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    • The Great Swindle

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 14 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Three soldiers, bound together by a single terrible event in the final days of the First World War, and a scheme to stun an entire country....

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    • Blood Wedding

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne - translator
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    Sophie Duguet is losing her grip. Haunted by visions from her past of her loving husband, who committed suicide after a car accident....

    Regular price: $21.31

    • Alex

    • Camille Verhoeven, Book 2
    • By: Pierre Lemaitre, Frank Wynne
    • Narrated by: David Rintoul
    • Length: 11 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 39

    In kidnapping cases....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brutal and addictive

    • By Ole-Jørn Borum on 04-02-15

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    • Camille

    • The Commandant Camille Verhoeven Trilogy
    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    in Camille, the final volume in Lemaitre's internationally best-selling trilogy of "meta-meta detective" novels, Verhoeven faces his most harrowing case yet....

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    • Rosy & John

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Peter Noble
    • Length: 3 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Jean sets up seven bombs in Paris timed so that one will explode every 24 hours. After the first detonation, Jean gives himself up. He has one simple demand: his mother must be released....

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    • Trois jours et une vie suivi d'une conversation entre l'auteur et le lecteur

    • By: Pierre Lemaitre
    • Narrated by: Philippe Torreton
    • Length: 6 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Ce roman psychologique noir et sombre, où le destin d'un enfant se joue en trois jours de tempêtes historiques, confirme le talent hors norme de Pierre Lemaitre...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • À ne surtout pas manquer

    • By Thomas on 07-03-16

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