Pierre Lemaitre

Pierre Lemaitre is a renowned French author and screenwriter, known for his crime fiction and historical novels. He has won several prestigious awards, including the Prix Goncourt for his novel 'Au revoir là-haut' (The Great Swindle).


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  1. 1. Alex

    This gripping novel follows the harrowing journey of a woman named Alex, who is kidnapped and imprisoned in a wooden cage by an unknown assailant. The story unfolds through a dual perspective, intertwining Alex's desperate fight for survival with the relentless pursuit of her captor by Commandant Camille Verhoeven, a diminutive but brilliant detective. As Verhoeven delves deeper into the investigation, he uncovers layers of complexity surrounding Alex's past, revealing that she is no ordinary victim. The narrative escalates into a cat-and-mouse game filled with twists and turns, challenging the reader's perceptions of victimhood and vengeance, and culminating in a shocking and unforgettable climax.

    The 9619th Greatest Book of All Time