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

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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.