- Duration: 8 minutes
- First broadcast: Wednesday 30 April 2014
With John Wilson.
Swiss novelist Joël Dicker is a publishing sensation – his novel The Truth About The Harry Quebert Affair has won prizes in Europe and been translated into 38 languages. Now it’s arrived in the UK.
The novel is an intricate murder mystery and an exploration of writing and the writing industry. Joël Dicker talks to John Wilson about being at the centre of a publishing whirlwind and how similar – or not – his own life is to that of his glamorous novelist hero.
Listen to the Joël Dicker interview on BBC Radio 4 Front Row below, it starts at 7 mins 56s in: