The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair

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MacLehose Press, 2014 - Authors, American - 615 pages
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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 protťgť - 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.

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User Review  - KWharton - LibraryThing

This book was ridiculous and annoying. It was trying so hard to be clever. I rolled my eyes so many times. Wait for all the "twists". Spot the plot holes! Get annoyed that all the women are only there ... Read full review

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User Review  - stephanie_M - LibraryThing

I just adored this novel. The fabulous storyline and writing, which was unique in many ways, showed a calm but formidable build up of the story, which makes the reader want to keep reading throughout ... Read full review

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About the author (2014)

JoŽl Dicker was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1985. His first book, The Truth about the Harry Quebert Affair, won three French literary prizes, including the Grand Prix du Roman from the Acadťmie FranÁaise.

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