Sebastien Japrisot

Jean-Baptiste Rossi, known by his pseudonym SĂ©bastien Japrisot, was a French author, screenwriter, and film director. He is best known for his crime novels and thrillers, including 'The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun' and 'A Very Long Engagement'. His works have been translated into multiple languages and adapted into films.


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  1. 1. Trap For Cinderella

    "Trap For Cinderella" is a gripping psychological thriller that follows the story of a young woman who survives a devastating fire that leaves her with amnesia. As she tries to piece together her past, she uncovers dark secrets and a web of deceit that lead her to question her own identity. With suspenseful twists and turns, the novel explores themes of identity, memory, and the lengths people will go to protect their secrets.

    The 4553rd Greatest Book of All Time
  2. 2. The Lady In The Car With Glasses And A Gun

    This novel is a thrilling tale of mystery and suspense that follows the journey of a young secretary who, on a whim, decides to take her boss's car for a drive to the sea. What starts as an impulsive trip quickly spirals into a nightmarish adventure as she encounters a series of bizarre and frightening events, including being accused of a crime she has no memory of committing. With its intricate plot, the story masterfully blends elements of amnesia, paranoia, and deception, leading the protagonist and the reader through a labyrinth of twists and turns, all while questioning the reliability of memory and perception.

    The 6327th Greatest Book of All Time
  3. 3. A Very Long Engagement

    The novel is a poignant exploration of love and perseverance set against the backdrop of World War I. It follows a young Frenchwoman who refuses to accept the official story that her fiancé has died on the battlefield. Despite being told he was executed for self-mutilation to escape military service, along with four other condemned soldiers, she embarks on a relentless quest to discover the truth. Her journey reveals a tangled web of deceit, cover-ups, and unexpected alliances, as she holds onto hope that her beloved is still alive. Through her unwavering determination, the narrative delves into the horrors of war and the enduring power of love.

    The 6523rd Greatest Book of All Time