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Jean-Christohe Grange : A European Mystery Writer

Updated on September 14, 2016

clevery designed, very catching pysycho-Thriller & mystery books. .

Jean-Christophe Grange is a young French writer, journalist.

He was born in Paris in 1961. Worked as a journalist, wrote articles to many international magazines than his second novel "Blood Red Rivers" became a best seller in Europe and Crimson Rivers is the film of that novel. (One of my favorite actors Jean Reno is the leading actor of the film.)

I like reading Grange books. They are cleverly designed, very catching psycho-Thriller & mystery books. .

I recenty read Fight of the storks and I also recommend ;

Blood Red Rivers

The Stone Council

Empire of Wolves


A writer Known by his detailed research

I like reading crime- thrillers. Jean Christophe Grange is one of my favorite writers of that kind. He is a French writer who has a sound background in journalism. Grange is appreciated for his detailed research by the literature critics. In his books crime, killers, detectives, society and the surroundings are explained very detailed. When I read his novel called Empire of Wolfs that passed in France, Turkey and Turkish Town in Paris as a Turk I was surprised with his knowledge about different social aspects of Turkey and its people.

Flight of the Storks

Louis Antioch is a young, rich academician who is searching for the aim of his life. Max Bohm a very distinguished bird watcher wants him to travel from Europe to Africa following the migration patterns of European storks. Than Max Bohm, is found dead at the very beginning of the book. Louise decides to travel like is planned. There is a big mystery surrounding the pass life of Bohm and the storks. Louise travels from Switzerland, to Slovania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Israel, Central African Republic and finally to Calcutta. The journey is very, very mysterious and dangerous. The writer describes the destinations and the local people masterfully and this makes the book more interesting. His way of writing, his character and situation analysis are very good too.

Grange vs.Gutierrez

Jean Christophe Grange's writing style is comparable with the of the Spanish writer Arturo Perez-Reverte Gutierrez (writer of Alatriste). They both do good research and are going beyond the dominant realist form of contemporary crime writing.

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      Işın Tuzcular 5 years ago from Istanbul

      @anonymous: I am waiting your lens. Will read it:)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      In my lens I will Write about his novel "The flight of the stork" which takes us from Europe to the deep inside of Africa.

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      Melissa Miotke 5 years ago from Arizona

      I haven't tried them yet but I'll have to buy one.

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      Işın Tuzcular 5 years ago from Istanbul

      @Rangoon House: Thanks. I am very happy:)))

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Congratulations for being featured in the Squidoo 2012 Best of Summer Reading Monsterboard. Blessings.

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      lesliesinclair 5 years ago

      Haven't read any yet. Will consider it.

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      Sher Ritchie 5 years ago

      @JoshK47: Me too!

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      Işın Tuzcular 5 years ago from Istanbul

      @JoshK47: Thanks. I think Grange is a terrific writers, all his books are good.

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      JoshK47 5 years ago

      How fascinating - I can't say I've read any myself, but I may need to put this on my pull list at the library.