The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair (Paperback)
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The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair (Paperback)

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Paperback 624 Pages / Published: 07/05/2015
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August 30, 1975. The day of the disappearance. The day Somerset, New Hampshire, lost its innocence.

That summer, struggling author Harry Quebert fell in love with fifteen-year-old Nola Kellergan. Thirty-three years later, her body is dug up from his yard, along with a manuscript copy of the novel that made him a household name. Quebert is the only suspect.

Marcus Goldman - Quebert's most gifted protege - throws off his writer's block to clear his mentor's name. Solving the case and penning a new bestseller soon merge into one. As his book begins to take on a life of its own, the nation is gripped by the mystery of 'The Girl Who Touched the Heart of America'.

But with Nola, in death as in life, nothing is ever as it seems.

The Baltimore Boys, a follow up to the bestselling The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, is available now.

Publisher: Quercus Publishing
ISBN: 9781848663268
Number of pages: 624
Weight: 429 g
Dimensions: 196 x 138 x 41 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

'An expertly realised, addictive Russian doll of a whodunnit' - The Daily Mail 

'A top-class literary thriller that smoothly outclasses its rivals - The Times 

'It's a terrific story and I'm loving it' - The Mail on Sunday

'It's like Twin Peaks meets Atonement meets In Cold Blood - the French thriller everyone is talking about' - The Daily Telegraph 

'An intricate murder mystery that could be the read of the summer' - The Sunday Times 

'The tale is expertly told, as unreliable information dances with necessary plot shifts and unexpected moments of catastrophe. An accomplished thriller' - Independent 

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Joe at Doncaster

“One of the best whodunnits I've ever read”

I absolutely consumed this book; on the bus, train, on my breaks, any time that I could give even one minute to this book I did. I just couldn't stop thinking about the characters, their motives and their... More

Paperback edition
3 similar books recommended
13th May 2015
Helpful? Upvote 48

“Girl, Gone”

A bit like having a bunch of city-folk descending on your quiet Cotswolds village with their braying laughter, foreign cigarettes and pastel polo shirts, Joel Dicker’s debt novel The Truth About the Harry Quebert... More

Paperback edition
1 similar book recommended
26th June 2015
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“Captivating ”

A well paced and deftly woven novel about an author trying to discover the truth behind a series of events in 1975. This is a well crafted web of intrigue which I really enjoyed reading, with every new chapter I... More

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5th May 2015
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