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What exactly is a French thriller? Is it different than an American thriller? Does it have dark humor? A je ne sais quoi in the plot twists?
As the founder of Le French Book—we are specialized in mysteries and thrillers from France—I wanted to get…
In the France-is-on-vacation rerun series, here’s another guest post I wrote for another blog. Here’s one that seems summery enough, with scenes from France.
This post first appeared in the France Village Diaries blog.
Glimpses of France in Fiction
Here is one reason some people love France, and others hate it: the month of May. That is because there are three to four holidays (depending on the year).
Imagine three days of hanging out with international mystery and thriller writers in Lyon, France, interspersing panels with signings, chatting and eating good food. Yes, that was my weekend at the book fair Quais du Polar. I met Henning Menkell, Harlan Coben,…
Or perhaps just dreaming of it? I particularly love to go look at the Christmas window decorations at the Grands Magasins on Boulevard Haussman. For dreaming or visiting purposes, here are some places in Paris a couple of our authors recommend.