BookBrowse Reviews The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair by Joel Dicker

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The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair

A Novel

by Joel Dicker

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
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  • First Published:
    May 2014, 656 pages
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    May 2014, 656 pages

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Megan Shaffer

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In this cerebral thriller, an author suffering from writer's block finds that life serves up its own kind of interesting stories.

The truth about The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair is that you can't put it down. At 600-plus pages, author Joel Dicker hooks you early and doesn't let go. Moving at breakneck speed, the novel is slick, wildly fun to read and stocked with red herrings that leave you frantically chasing down every lead.

The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair is the story of hot new literary darling Marcus Goldman. With the success of his first novel still simmering in the spotlight, Marcus's high-powered publishers are pressuring for a second bestseller, and the stakes are high. The only problem is: Marcus can't conjure up a single sentence. Enter, Harry Quebert.

Marcus's former professor and friend, Harry Quebert lives in the small sleepy town of Somerset, New Hampshire. Offering quiet and solitude, Harry invites Marcus to stay in his home until the writer's ...

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