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Pierre Lemaitre

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Pierre Lemaitre is a French novelist, born in Paris in 1951. He is a former teacher of literature. His is the author of Camille, for which he won the Crime Writers' Association International Dagger. He and Fred Vargas won the Crime Writers' Association International Dagger for Alex. His novel, The näytä lisää Great Swindle, won the 2013 Prix Goncourt, France's leading literary award. In 2016, it won the International Dagger for the best crime novel not originally written in English. (Bowker Author Biography) näytä vähemmän
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Tekijän teokset

Näkemiin taivaassa (2013) 855 kappaletta
Alex (2011) 845 kappaletta
Irène (2006) 530 kappaletta
Verihäät (2009) 432 kappaletta
Camille (2015) 319 kappaletta
Tulen varjot (2018) 261 kappaletta
Silmukka (2016) 260 kappaletta
Petoksen hinta (2010) 250 kappaletta
Miroir de nos peines (2020) — Tekijä — 168 kappaletta
The Wide World (2022) 139 kappaletta
Rosie (2012) 135 kappaletta
Il serpente maiuscolo (2021) 86 kappaletta
Le Silence et la Colère (2023) 42 kappaletta
Verhoeven (2015) 19 kappaletta
Dictionnaire amoureux du polar (2020) 17 kappaletta

Associated Works

See You Up There [2017 film] — Original book — 5 kappaletta
Le ballet des morts. Etat, armée, familles. S'occuper des corps de la Grande guerre (2016) — Esipuhe, eräät painokset4 kappaletta

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Lemaitre, Pierre
Syntymäaika
1951-04-19
Sukupuoli
male
Kansalaisuus
France
Syntymäpaikka
Paris, île de France, France
Asuinpaikat
Aubervilliers, Seine-Saint-Denis, île de France, France
Drancy, Seine-Saint-Denis, île de France, France
Paris, île de France, France
Ammatit
author
teacher
screenwriter
Organisaatiot
Administrateur de la Société des lettres de lettres ( [2011l2013])
Ambassadeur du Secours Populaire (2015)
Lyhyt elämäkerta
Pierre Lemaitre passe sa jeunesse entre Aubervilliers et Drancy auprès de ses parents employés, su'il situe politiquement "à gauche".
Psychologue de formation et autodidacte en littérature, il effectue une grande partie de sa carrière dans la formation professionnelle des adultes, leur enseignant la communication, la culture générale,ou animant des cycles d'enseignement de la littérature à destination des bibliothécaires.
Il se consacre ensuite à l'écriture en tant que romancier et scénariste vivant de sa plume à partir de 2006. Il assure chaque mois la rubrique Classiques et Cie dans le magazine littéraire jusqu'au changement de nom de ce magazine. De 2011 à 2013, il est admi,istrateur de la Société des gens de lettres.

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El ancho mundo narra las aventuras, desventuras, peripecias y secretos de los Pelletier, una familia propietaria de una fábrica de jabones en Beirut, ciudad bajo influencia francesa, con la Guerra de Indochina y el París de la posguerra y la reconstrucción como telón de fondo. Y todo con un toque de exotismo y varios asesinatos.

Lemaitre nos cuenta tres historias de amor, dos procesiones, la historia de Buda y Confucio, las peripecias de un periodista ambicioso, una muerte trágica, la vida del gato Joseph, los maltratos de una esposa insoportable, la corrupción de los gobiernos, un descenso a los infiernos.… (lisätietoja)
 
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BlancaMolinet | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Apr 14, 2024 |
This is the first book in a quartet that tells the story of the Pelletier family in 1948 who live in Beirut. The youngest son, Etienne, travels to Saigon following a love who is a legionnaire and stumbles on fradulent use of the exchange of money which means that France who is at war with the Viet Minh is financing their weapons. Etienne is eventually killed and what we see is that behind war, there is often a tussle over money and betrayal.

Etienne's sister and two brothers end up in Paris, having managed to escape their parents and struggle to find their place. Francois becomes a journalist and Jean stays the hen-pecked husband that he is but eventually manages to make money.

Family secrets are strong. Everybody has something to hide and some of the behaviours are quite disturbing for such a gentle, straightforward telling of the story with humour in places. Everyone is guilty of something and yet no one is punished apart from Etienne, and he was the one who was trying to expose a crime rather than hide it. I suppose they might all get their come uppance in books 2 - 4 but at the end of this one they are all free of any punishment although their mother and father's secrets have caught up with them.

The characters are very well written, but on the whole not ones that you might like. We are drawn into their worlds and understand their fears and guilt as each plays their part in the story. The story gathered pace as you move through it until about 3/4 of the way and then it takes off with most of the revelations happening in the final quarter of the 503 pages. It is a story of greed, revenge, secrets and murder and there is a lot of murder. I look forward to the next volume in The Glorious Years quartet.
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allthegoodbooks | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 23, 2024 |
París, 1952. Tras mudarse a la capital francesa desde Beirut, los hermanos Pelletier se enfrentan a los retos que les plantea su ciudad de adopción. Cuando Helene llega a Chevrigny, un pueblo de la Francia profunda, para realizar un reportaje por encargo del Journal duSoir, es testigo de los dramas humanos de quienes se verán expulsados para siempre de sus hogares y, en ese contexto, su vida dará un vuelco inesperado.

Entretanto, su hermano François, un resuelto periodista del mismo diario parisino, debe descubrir quien es realmente Nine, mientras Jean, el inepto hermano mayor, atormentado por su diabólica esposa, Genevieve, se enfrenta a sus violentas pulsiones y, una vez más, intenta huir de la justicia.… (lisätietoja)
 
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bibliotecayamaguchi | 3 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Mar 13, 2024 |
Bien, prenant, j'ai eu envie de suivre le destin des personnages. Cependant, ce qui leur arrive est toujours un peu glauque. A éviter en cas de déprime.
J'ai bien prévu de lire le suivant.
 
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efaux | 7 muuta kirja-arvostelua | Feb 24, 2024 |

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