The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
by Joël Dicker; trans. Sam Taylor (Penguin, 2014); audiobook read by Robert Slade (WF Howes, 2014)
Publishers warn writers not to submit work about writers struggling with their craft. The exception, apparently, is this novel about flash-in-the-pan bestseller Marcus Goldman. A twisty Broadchurch-esque mystery with decent characterisation but little evidence of the literary genius ascribed to its protagonist.