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Grand Prix de Littérature Policière

The Grand Prix de Littérature Policière is awarded annually to the best crime novel published in French and best international crime novel translated into French. For the latter category, the country and original publication date is given, together with the foreign title (if not English).

 

    2012
  • French Award: Arab jazz by Karim Miské
  • International Award: Le Diable, tout le temps (The Devil All the Time, USA, 2011) by Donald Ray Pollock
    2011
  • French Award: L'Honorable Société by DOA and Dominique Manotti
  • International Award: Limassol (Israel, 2009) by Yishai Sarid
    2010
  • French Award: Adieu Jérusalem by Alexandra Schwartzbrod
  • International Award: Twilight (USA, 2006) by William Gay
    2009
  • French Award: Les Cœurs déchiquetés by Hervé Le Corre
  • International Award: Priest (UK, 2006) by Ken Bruen
    2008
  • French Award: Zulu by Caryl Férey
  • International Award: The Ice Princess — Isprinsessan (Sweden, 2002) by Camilla Läckberg
    2007
  • French Award: Citoyens clandestins by DOA
  • International Award: Voices — Röddin (Iceland, 2003) by Arnaldur Indriðason
    2006
  • French Award: La Colère des enfants déchus by Catherine Fradier
  • International Award: The Librarian (USA, 2004) by Larry Beinhart
    2005
  • French Award: Le Testament de Dieu by Philippe Le Roy
  • International Award: Dead Souls (UK, 1999) by Ian Rankin
    2004
  • French Award Tie:
    • Double peine by Virginie Brac
    • Les Silences de Dieu by Gilbert Sinoue
  • International Award: The Analyst (USA, 2002) by John Katzenbach
    2003
  • French Award: L'Ivresse des dieux by Laurent Martin
  • International Award: Dead before Dying (South Africa, 1999) by Deon Meyer
    2002
  • French Award: Les Brouillards de la Butte by Patrick Pécherot
  • International Award: One Foot in the Grave (UK, 1979) by Peter Dickinson
    2001
  • French Award: Chasseurs de têtes by Michel Crespy
  • International Award: In a Dry Season (Canada, 1999) by Peter Robinson
    2000
  • French Award: Du bruit sous le silence by Pascal Dessaint
  • International Award: River of Darkness (South Africa, 1999) by Rennie Airth
    1999
  • French Award: La Paresse de Dieu by Laurent Bénégui
  • International Award: Blood Work (USA, 1998) by Michael Connelly
    1998
  • French Award: Sans homicide fixe by Serge Gardebled
  • International Award: Shadow Play (UK, 1993) by Frances Fyfield
    1997
  • French Award: La Mort des bois by Brigitte Aubert
  • International Award: Imperfect Strangers (USA, 1995) by Stuart Woods
    1996
  • French Award: Ambernave by Jean-Hugues Oppel
  • International Award: The Alienist (USA, 1994) by Caleb Carr
    1995
  • French Award: La Main morte by Philippe Huet
  • International Award: Degree of Guilt (USA, 1993) by Richard North Patterson
    1994
  • French Award: Tiré à part by Jean-Jacques Fiechter
  • International Award: Cabal (UK, 1992) by Michael Dibdin
    1993
  • French Award: Boulevard des ombres by Paul Couturiau
  • International Award: The Flanders Panel — La tabla de Flandes (Spain, 1990) by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
    1992
  • French Award: La Commedia des ratés by Tonino Benacquista
  • International Award: Black Cherry Blues (USA, 1989) by James Lee Burke
    1991
  • French Award: Hôpital souterrain by Hervé Jaouen
  • International Award: The Silence of the Lambs (USA, 1988) by Thomas Harris
    1990
  • French Award: Billard à l'étage by Michel Quint
  • International Award: A Great Deliverance (USA, 1988) by Elizabeth George
    1989
  • French Award: Un gros besoin d'amour by Tito Topin
  • International Award: Snowbound (USA, 1974) by Bill Pronzini
    1988
  • French Award: Aix abrupto by Jean-Paul Demure
  • International Award Tie:
    1987
  • French Award: Trois morts au soleil by Jacques Sadoul
  • International Award: Dance Hall of the Dead (USA, 1973) by Tony Hillerman
    1986
  • French Award Tie:
    • N'oubliez pas l'artiste by Gérard Delteil
    • La queue du scorpion by Christian Gernigon
  • International Award: City Primeval (USA, 1980) by Elmore Leonard
    1985
  • French Award: Meurtres pour mémoire by Didier Daeninckx
  • International Award: Swing, Swing Together (UK, 1976) by Peter Lovesey
    1984
  • French Award: Sur la terre comme au ciel by René Belletto
  • International Award: The Maine Massacre (USA, 1979) by Janwillem van de Wetering
    1983
  • French Award: Collabo song by Jean Mazarin
  • International Award: No Comebacks (USA, 1982) by Frederick Forsyth
    1982
  • French Award: L'Audience solennelle by Jean-Pierre Cabannes
  • International Award: Party of the Year (UK, 1980) by John Crosby
    1981
  • French Award (for three books): Reflets changeants sur mare de sang, L'Unijambiste de la côte 284, and Aime le maudit by Pierre Siniac
  • International Award: Southern Seas — Los mares del Sur (Spain, 1979) by Manuel Vázquez Montalbán
    1980
  • French Award: Le Crime d'Antoine by Dominique Roulet
  • International Award: A Stranger is Watching (USA, 1977) by Mary Higgins Clark
    1979
  • French Award: Le Salon du prêt à saigner by Joseph Bialot
  • International Award: The Chain of Chance — Katar (Poland, 1975) by Stanislaw Lem
    1978
  • French Award: Dénouement avant l'aube by Madeleine Coudray
  • International Award: And on the Eighth Day (USA, 1964) by Ellery Queen
    1977
  • French Award: La Plus longue course d'Abraham Coles, chauffeur de taxi by Christopher Diable
  • International Award: City of the Death (USA, 1976) by Herbert Lieberman
    1976
  • French Award: Les Sirènes de minuit by Jean-François Coatmeur
  • International Award: Doctor Frigo (UK, 1974) by Eric Ambler
    1975
  • French Award: Un incident indépendant de notre volonté by Yvon Toussaint
  • International Award: The Dark Number (UK, 1973) by Edward Boyd & Roger Parkes
    1974
  • French Award: De 5 à 7 avec la mort by André-Paul Duchâteau
  • International Award: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall (USA, 1972) by Stanley Ellin
    1973
  • French Award: O Dingos, O Châteaux by Jean-Patrick Manchette
  • International Award: Millie (USA, 1973) by E. V. Cunningham
    1972
  • French Award: Le Canal rouge by Gilbert Tanugi
  • International Award: The Children Are Watching (USA, 1970) by Laird Koenig & Peter L. Dixon
    1971
  • French Award: L'Assassin maladroit by René Réouven
  • International Award Tie:
    • Hit and Run, Run, Run — Hændeligt uheld (Denmark, 1968) by Anders Bodelsen
    • The Ledger (USA, 1970) by Dorothy Uhnak
    1970
  • French Award: Zigzags by Paul Andréota
  • International Award: The Flaw — To Lathos (Greece, 1965) by Antonis Samarakis
    1969
  • French Award: Drôle de pistolet by Francis Ryck
  • International Award Tie:
    • Fire, Burn! (USA, 1957) by John Dickson Carr
    • The Daughter of Time (UK, 1951) by Josephine Tey
    1968
  • French Award: Un beau monstre by Dominique Fabre
  • International Award: Betrayers of All — Traditori di tutti (Italy, 1966) by Giorgio Scerbanenco
    1967
  • French Award: Le Crocodile est dans l'escalier by Jean-Pierre Alem
  • International Award: I Start Counting (UK, 1966) by Audrey Erskine Lindop
    1966
  • French Award: L'interne de service by Laurence Oriol
  • International Award: The Berlin Memorandum (UK, 1965) by Adam Hall
    1965
  • French Award: Bâteau en Espagne by Marc Delory
  • International Award: Gun before Butter (UK, 1963) by Nicolas Freeling
    1964
  • French Award: La Jeune morte by Michel Carnal
  • International Award: A Key to the Suite (USA, 1963) by John D. MacDonald
    1963
  • French Award: Piège pour Cendrillon by Sébastien Japrisot
  • International Award: The Ballad of the Running Man (UK, 1961) by Shelley Smith
    1962
  • French Award: Le Procès du Diable by Pierre Forquin
  • International Award: The Green Stone (USA, 1961) by Suzanne Blanc
    1961
  • No Award(s) Given
    1960
  • French Award: Les Mantes religieuses by Hubert Monteilhet
  • International Award: The Evil of the Day (UK, 1955) by Thomas Sterling
    1959
  • French Award: Deuil en rouge by Paul Gerrard
  • International Award: Orders to Kill (USA, 1958) by Donald Downes
    1958
  • French Award: On n'enterre pas le dimanche by Fred Kassak
  • International Award: The Five-Cornered Square (USA, 1956) by Chester Himes
    1957
  • French Award: Le Bourreau pleure by Frédéric Dard
  • International Award: The Talented Mr. Ripley (USA, 1955) by Patricia Highsmith
    1956
  • French Award: Pleins feux sur Sylvie by Michel Lebrun and Les Petites mains de la Justice by Guy Venayre
  • International Award Tie:
    • The Desperate Hours (USA, 1955) by Joseph Hayes
    • Nothing in Her Way (USA, 1953) by Charles Williams
    1955
  • French Award: Assassin mon frère by Gilles-Maurice Dumoulin
  • International Award: Death in Captivity (UK, 1952) by Michael Gilbert
    1954
  • French Award: La Beauté qui meurt by François Brigneau
  • International Award: The Body in Grant's Tomb (USA, 1943) by Cornell Woolrich
    1953
  • French Award: Opération Odyssée by Jean-Pierre Conty
  • International Award Tie:
    • The End is Known (USA, 1949) by Geoffrey Holiday Hall
    • Horns for the Devil (USA, 1951) by Louis Malley
    1952
  • French Award: Passons la monnaie by André Piljean
  • International Award: Follow as the Night (USA, 1951) by Patricia McGerr
    1951
  • French Award: Fumées sans feu by Jacques Decrest et Germaine Decrest
  • International Award: The Red Right Hand (USA, 1945) by Joel Townsley Rogers
    1950
  • French Award: Jeux pour mourir by Géo-Charles Véran
  • International Award: After Midnight (USA, 1948) by Martha Albrand
    1949
  • French Award: La Parole est au mort by Odette Sorensen
  • International Award: Puzzle for Pilgrims (USA, 1947) by Patrick Quentin
    1948
  • French Award: Le Cinquième procédé by Léo Malet
  • International Award: The Bellamy Trial (USA, 1927) by Frances Noyes Hart

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