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La vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert (edition 2012)

by Joël Dicker

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Title:La vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert
Authors:Joël Dicker
Info:DE FALLOIS (2012), Broché, 670 pages
Collections:lecture 2012, Your library
Rating:*****
Tags:lu2012, polar, USA, XXe siècle

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker

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Billed as a thriller, I felt it to be more a satirical look at modern day life and its distractions and delusions. It was perhaps over long but I enjoyed all of it particularly the twisty ending.. ( )
  susannelson | Jan 10, 2015 |
I am embarrassed on behalf of everyone who recommended this to me. ( )
  jen.e.moore | Dec 27, 2014 |
What I liked best about this book, is that the truth is different, every time Goldman and Gahalowood ask a new person for their story about Nola or Nola and Harry.
A book about truth, secrets, shame, lies, mistakes in the past and also about love in different forms.
I read this book with a lot of pleasure. The story in the story in the story is nice and that keeps it very interesting. I must admit however, that at the point where Luther is suddenly not the killer, for a brief period I wondered if I should put down the book, for yet another change in the story I really did not want. But then finally the structure of the book and the meaning of the changes (as I see them) fell into place. ( )
  BoekenTrol71 | Dec 9, 2014 |
Een draak van een boek, maar wel een onderhoudende. ( )
  marieke54 | Nov 17, 2014 |
Internationally renowned writer Harry Quebert is in trouble: the bones of 15-year-old Nola Kellergan have been found in his garden, where they lay for over 30 years. Nola, a preacher’s daughter, is fondly remembered by the small town where Harry lives, and questions are asked.

Marcus Goldman, an acclaimed young writer himself and Harry’s protégé, comes to the rescue. He hopes by solving Nola’s murder he will not only remove his writer’s block but help Harry: matters are not helped when Harry confesses he had an affair with Nola, who inspired his most famous work.

In typical Twin Peaks fashion, the town is full of secrets and Marcus discovers Nola was not the uncomplicated paragon he initially believed: someone will go to great lengths to prevent his finding the truth. This is a wonderful book, full of twists and red herrings, humour, intrigue and thrills – definitely one of my favourite reads of 2014 ( )
  adpaton | Nov 6, 2014 |
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Marcus Goldman, a successful young novelist, visits Somerset to see his mentor, Harry Quebert, one of the country's most respected writers, and to find a cure for his writer's block as his publisher's deadline looms. But Marcus's plans are violently upended when Harry is suddenly and sensationally implicated in the cold-case murder of Nola Kellergan.… (more)

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