Harry Quebert: The French thriller that has taken the world by storm


The novel, written in French by Swiss lawyer Joel Dicker, has sold more than two million copies and is beng translated into 32 languages.

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Two years ago, Joël Dicker, a Swiss man in his mid-twenties, wrote a novel about a man in his mid-twenties who writes a novel. The book in the book becomes a bestseller, and the protagonist, Marcus Goldman, spends the next 700 pages trying to hide from, and live up to, his new-found fame, reports The Daily Telegraph.