The Lost and the Damned: Olivier Norek
Join us for a fascinating glimpse into one of Paris’ toughest suburbs courtesy of award-winning French novelist and writer on the hit series Spiral, Olivier Norek. Olivier’s first novel in translation, The Lost and the Damned, is a suspenseful police procedural which draws on the author’s own experience as a police officer. It will be released in November this year.
Olivier will be joined in conversation by his translator Nick Caistor, and together they will discuss his new novel, the French justice system, the process of being translated and why France is producing some of the highest calibre crime writing in the world.
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Olivier Norek was born in 1975 and is a lieutenant in the investigations department of the SDPJ 93 (a Paris-based wing of the French gendarmerie). He has written four novels and is a writer on the hit French TV series Spiral.
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